The Amansie West District Assembly is one of the thirty (43) District Assemblies in the Ashanti Region. It was created by Legislative Instrument (L. I.) 1403 in 1988 as part of Ghana’s Decentralization policy to bring governance to the doorsteps of the citizenry. The District was carved out of the former Amansie District in 1988 with Manso Nkwanta as its Capital.


The overall objective of establishing the Amansie West District Assembly is to ensure that the lives of the people are improved through community participation in the provision of social services through design and implementation of development programmes to reduce poverty and deprivation. The District has a total land area of representing about 5 percent of the total land area of Ashanti Region.


The 2010 Population and Housing Census put the population of the District at 134,331 representing 2.8 percent of the population of Ashanti Region. The male and female populations stand at 67,485 and 66,486 respectively.  

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