The Akrofuom District Assembly 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 of Ghana.
Akrofuom District Assembly (ADA) was created by a Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2329 through an Act of parliament (Act 936, 2016) and was inaugurated on 15th March, 2018.
The Akrofuom Distric Assembly was carved out of the Adansi South District Assembly as one of the 38 newly created and upgraded District Assemblies in 2018.
The District is located on the southern part of the region and has Akrofuom as the administrative capital. It lies within Latitude 40” North and 6 degrees 22” North and Longitude 1 degree West and 1 degree 38” West and has a total land area of 899sq.km.
Other Districts in the region sharing boundaries with it are Obuasi East District, Adansi Asokwa and Adansi South Districts to the north and north-east respectively and Upper Denkyira East Municipal in the Central Region.
The population of the District according to 2021 population and housing census stands at 49,291 with 26,315 males with 22,976 females.