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Districts in Ashanti Region And Their Capitals

The Ashanti Region is located in south Ghana and is the third largest of Ghana’s 16 administrative regions, with 24,389 km2 (9,417 sq mi) or 10.2% of the total geographical area.

The Ashanti Region is situated in the heart of Ghana’s middle belt. It is located between 0.15W and 2.25W longitudes and 5.50N and 7.46N latitudes. Six of the sixteen political regions share borders with the region, including the Bono, Bono East, and Ahafo Regions in the north, the Eastern Region in the east, the Central Region in the south, and the Western Region in the southwest

According to the 2021 Population and Housing Census, Ashanti Region is the second most populous region in the country with a population of 5,440,463 only behind the Greater Accra Region.

The Ashanti Region boasts of Forty-three (43) administrative Districts, Municipals and Metropolitan with Kumasi as its Regional Capital.

Tourist Attraction

The region is blessed with many tourist sites and some of them are listed below

  • Komfo Anokye Sword site
  • Manhyia Palace Museum
  • Kumasi Fort and Military Museum
  • Armed Forces Museum
  • The Prempeh II Jubilee Museum
  • The Asante Traditional Buildings
  • Yaa Asantewaa Museum
  • Bobiri Forest Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Digya National Park
  • Kogyae Strict Nature Reserve
  • Owabi Forest Reserve and Bird Sanctuary
  • Kejetia Market
  • Patakro shrine
  • Adinkra cloth printing in Ntonso
  • Adanwomase Kente Village
  • Bonwire Kente Village
  • Ahwiaa Woodcarving Village

The following are the various districts in Ashanti Region And Their Capitals

NUMBER DISTRICTCAPITAL
1KUMASI METROPOLITAN KUMASI
2OFORIKROM MUNICIPAL OFORIKROM
3KWADASO MUNICIPALKWADASO
4SUAME MUNICIPAL SUAME
5OLD TAFO MUNICIPAL OLD TAFO
6ASOKORE MAMPONG MUNICIPAL ASOKORE MAMPONG
7AMANSIE SOUTH DISTRICT MANSO ADUBIA
8AMANSIE CENTRAL DISTRICT JACOBU
9AKROFUOM DISTRICT AKROFUOM
10ADANSI SOUTH DISTRICT NEW EDUBIASE
11ADANSI ASOKWA DISTRICT ADANSI ASOKWA
12OBUASI EAST DISTRICT TUTUKA
13OBUASI MUNICIPAL OBUASI
14ADANSI NORTH FOMENA
15BEKWAI MUNICIPAL BEKWAI
16AMANSIE WEST DISTRICTMANSO NKWANTA
17ATWIMA KWANWOMA DISTRICT TWEDIE
18BOSOMTWE DISTRICTKUNTANASE
19BOSOME FREHO DISTRICT ASIWA
20ASANTE AKIM CENTRAL MUNICIPAL KONONGO
21ASANTE AKIM SOUTH MUNICIPAL JUASO
22ASANTE AKIM NORTH AGOGO
23SEKYERE KUMAWU DISTRICT KUMAWU
24SEKYERE EAST DISTRICT EFFIDUASE
25JUABEN MUNICIPAL JUABEN
26EJISU MUNICIPAL EJISU
27KWABRE EAST MUNICIPAL MAMPONTENG
28AFIGYA KWABRE SOUTH DISTRICT KODIE
29ATWIMA NWABIAGYA NORTH DISTRICT BAREKESE
30ATWIMA NWABIAGYA SOUTH NKAWIE
31ATWIMA MPONUA NYINAHIN
32AHAFO ANO SOUTH WEST DISTRICTMANKRANSO
33AHAFO ANO NORTH MUNICIPALTEPA
34AHAFO ANO SOUTH EASTDWINYAME/ADUGYAMA
35OFFINSO NORTH DISTRICT AKOMADAN
36OFFINSO MUNICIPAL OFFINSO
37AFIGYA KWABRE NORTH DISTRICT BOAMANG
38SEKYERE SOUTH DISTRICT AGONA
39MAMPONG MUNICIPAL MAMPONG
40EJURA SEKYEDUMASE MUNICIPAL EJURA
41SEKYERE CENTRAL DISTRICT NSUTA
42SEKYERE AFRAM PLAINS DISTRICTDROBONSO
43ASOKWA MUNICIPALASOKWA

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