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Assin South District is one of the twenty-two districts in Central Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Assin District in 1988, until the Southern part of the district was split off to create Assin South District on 18th February 2004; thus the remaining part has been renamed as the first Assin Central District, with Assin Fosu as its capital town (which it was later elevated to municipal district assembly status on 29 February 2008 to become Assin Central Municipal District, and later the southern part of the district was split to create the present Assin North District on 15TH March 2018). The district assembly is located in the northwest part of Central Region and has Nsuaem – Kyekyerwere as its capital town.

The 2021 PHC puts the Assin South District Population at approximately 105,995. This is made up of 52,083 males and 53,912 females. The current population of the district using a 2.9% growth rate stands at 109,069 made up of 53,593 males and 55,476 females , most parts of the District is however Rural.

The District land size is estimated to be 1132sqkm which forms 12% of the whole land size in Central Region.

There are 25 electoral areas in the district with 6 area councils.