The Akrofuom District Assembly is one of the 260 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 District is located in 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.
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 Municipal in the Central Region. The District has a total land area of 899sq.km. About 24% (334.5sq km) of this total land area is made up of forest reserves.