Kumawu District (formerly Sekyere Afram Plains District) is one of the 30 administrative and political Districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana is located between latitude 0° 20’ N and 1° 20’ N and longitudes 6° 52’ W and 7° 32’ W. It covers an estimated land area of 3,500.56 square kilometers. The district shares common boundaries with other districts in the region. They are Sekyere Central to the West, Sekyere East and Asante Akim North Districts to the South. The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2060.
Besides sharing boundaries with these Districts in the Ashanti Region, it also shares boundaries with other districts outside Ashanti Region. They are Kwahu North District in the Eastern Region to the East and the Sene District in the Brong Ahafo Region to the North. Kumawu, is the district capital.
The populationof the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 28,535 with 15,184 males and 13,351 females.