The Atwima Nwabiagya South Municipal is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 43 of MMDAs in the Ashanti Region with its administrative capital as Nkawie.
Atwima Nwabiagya South Municipal is one of the largest districts in the Ashanti Region and it covers an estimated area of 294.84 sq km. The Municipality lies approximately on latitude 6o 75’N and between longitude 1o 45’ and 2o 00’ West.
Atwima Nwabiagya South Municipal is situated in the western part of the region and shares common boundaries with Ahafo Ano South West District and Atwima Mponua District (to the west), Offinso Municipal to the north, Amansie West District and Atwima Kwanwoma Districts to the south, Kumasi Metropolis and Kwabre East Municipal to the east.
The population of the Municipality according to the 2021 Population and Housing Census stands at 161,893 with 78,334 males 83,559 females.