The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the 22 MMDAs in the Central Region with Abura Dunkwa as its administrative capital.
It was carved out of the erstwhile Mfantseman Municipal Council in 1988 and was established by Legislative Instrument, L.I.1381.
The district covers a total area of 380 square kilometers. It is located between latitude 5°05’N and 5°25N and longitude 1°5W, and 1°20W. It is bounded on the north, by Assin South District, on the east by Mfantseman Municipal, on the south-east by a 5km stretch of the Gulf of Guinea, on the south by Cape Coast Metropolitan and on the west by Twifo-Heman-Lower Denkyira District.
The population of the District according to the 2010 population and housing census stands at 117,185 with 55,275 male and 61,910 female.