The Asante Akim Central Municipal 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 and has Konongo as its Administrative Capital.
The Asante Akim Central Municipal (formerly Asante Akim North Municipal) was carved out of the erstwhile Asante Akim District Council in 1988 as part of Ghana’s Decentralization Process.
The Municipality is located in the eastern part of the Ashanti Region and lies between latitude 60 30’ North and 70 30’ North and longitude 00 15’ West and 10 20’ West. It covers a land area of 1,160 sq. km with an estimated population of 169,976 in 2010 (projection from 2000 Population Census.
The Municipality shares boundaries with Sekyere East District on the north, Kwahu South District on the east, Asante Akim South Municipal on the south and Juaben Municipal on the west.
The population of the Municipal according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 71,508 with 33,942 males 37,566 females.