Geographical Location and Demograph
The Ahafo Ano North Municipal is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 43 of MMDAs in the Asanti Region. The Ahafo Ano North Municipal was created by an Act of Parliament in 1988 by a Legislative Instrument (LI 1402) and is located in north western part of Ashanti Region and lies between latitude 60 47’N and 70 02’N and longitude 2026’W and 20 04’W with a total landmass of 593.7km2. The Municipal capital is Tepa and distance from the district to Kumasi is 70km. The notable towns in the district are Manfo, Akwasiase, Mabang, Anyinasuso, Asuhyiae and Betiako. The Municipality shares boundaries with five Districts which are Tano North Municipal and Tano South Municipal to the north, to the south by Atwima Mponua District, and to the west by Asutifi South District, and on the east by Ahafo Ano South East District. The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 94,285 with 47,956 males and 46,329 females.
The unique and strategic location of the municipality, along the Kumasi – Sunyani highway offers it easy access to major markets and facilities in these two regional capitals
The Municipal Assembly currently has 58 members composed of one Municipal Chief Executive, one Member of Parliament, 39 Elected Assembly Members and 17 government appointees. This is made up of 51 males representing 87.9 percent and 7 females accounting for 12.1 percent. The Government decision to make 30% women appointee is almost fulfilled as the five women appointees make up of 29.3% of the appointees. For ease of administration the Municipality is further divided into one (1) Town Council and six (6) Area Councils. These are Anyinasuso, Suponso, Subriso, Biakoye, Kwasu-Abu, Abu – Bone and Tepa.