The Berekum West District Assembly is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 12 administrative districts in the Bono Region.
Jinijini serves as the administrative capital that is about 47 km from Sunyani, the Regional capital of Bono.
The District is located in the south-western part of the Bono Region and was established by a Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2337. It shares boundaries with Dormaa-East District in the south-west, north-east by Jaman South Municipal, and north-west by Tain District.
The District lies within the wet semi-equatorial climate zone marked by double rainfall maxima; June and October with a mean annual rainfall between 1,275mm to 1,544mm. The first rainy season is from April to July (maximum) and the second rainy season is from September to October (minimum) when the District comes under the influence of the wet maritime air mass.
The population of the District in 2010 was 50,749 based on a selection of twenty communities out of these figures, 25,324 (49.9%) are male and 25,425 are female representing (50.1). The current population of the District for 2018 is 79,656.