The Ashanti is placed in south Ghana and is 1/3 largest of 10 administrative regions, occupying a complete land floor of 24,389 km2 or 10.2 in keeping with cent of the whole land vicinity of Ghana. In phrases of population, but, it's miles the most populated region with a populace of 4,780,380 in keeping with the 2011 census, accounting for 19.4 consistent with cent of Ghana’s total populace. The Ashanti Region is thought for its fundamental gold bar and cocoa manufacturing.
The biggest city and regional capital is Kumasi. The Ashanti Region is centrally located inside the center belt of Ghana. It lies between longitudes 0.15W and 2.25W, and latitudes 5.50N and 7.46N. The area shares limitations with four of the ten political areas, Brong-Ahafo Region in the north, Eastern location inside the east, Central place in the south and Western region within the South west. The area is divided into 27 districts, each headed by a District Chief Executive.