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The Atwima Kwanwoma District is one of the 254 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 43 of MMDAs in the Ashanti Region

Atwima Kwanwoma District was created in pursuance of deepening decentralization and good governance in Ghana. It was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1853 of November 2007.

 

The district was carved out of the former Bosomtwe Atwima Kwanwoma District with Atwima Foase as its District capital and is located in the central portion of Ashanti Region

 

The District is located on Latitude 6024 “N and 43” North and Longitude 10 15” and 10 46” West and has a total land size of 340.9 sq.km constituting 1.4% of the total land area of Ashanti region. The District Capital, Foase is approximately 20 kilometres from Kumasi.

 

The District is bounded to the north by Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, south by Amasie West District, and east by Bosomtwe District and west by Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal.

 

The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at  90, 634 with 43,792 males 46,842 females.