The Sekyere Central District Assembly was created by a Legislative Instrument (LI) 1992 in 2008 from the then Sekyere West District. This was as a result of the high growing population and the need to spread development to other parts of the District. This section provides information on the District’s profile including location and size of the District, climate, vegetation, the political administration and social structure, the economy, living conditions, demographics, and organization of the report.
Sekyere Central District, which is one of the thirty (30) administrative districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, it is located on the northern part of the region, and shares boundaries with Mampong Municipal, Atebubu District, Sekyere East, Sekyere South, and EjuraSekyeredumasi. The land size of the District is 1,631.1 sq. km and it is located within longitudes 0.05 degrees and 1.30 degrees west and latitudes 6.55 degrees and 7.30 degrees north. It has about 150 settlements with about 70 percent being rural. The rural areas are mostly found in the Afram Plains portion of the District where communities with less than fifty (50) people are largely located.
The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 71,232 with 35,225 males 35,225 females.