History Of District

The Mpohor District was carved out from the former Mpohor Wassa East District with Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2019 in line with Article 241 of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana and section 3 of the Local Government Act, 1993, Act 462. The District was part of the forty-six (46) new Districts created nationwide in 2012. In the Western Region, the district forms part of the five (5) newly created ones in 2012.

Location & Size

Mpohor District is located at the South Eastern part of the Western Region covering a land size of 524.534 Square Kilometers with a total population of 42, 923 (GSS, 2010 PHC). It is bounded on the North by Tarkwa-Nsueam Municipal Assembly, North East by Wassa East District, South West by Ahanta West District, South by Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly and South East by Shama District Assembly. The District capital is Mpohor, which is 19 km off the Takoradi-Agona Nkwanta main road. The nearness of the District capital to the regional capital is a great boost for economic activities.


The Mission is to collaborate effectively and efficiently with all stakeholders to mobilize adequate financial, human and capital resources to improve the standard of living of its people in the District through the provision of infrastructure and socio-economic services.


The vision of the Mpohor District Assembly is to be a District with people of an improved lives and high standard of living in the country.