Oforikrom Municipal Assembly is one of the forty three (43) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ashanti Region. It was carved out of the erstwhile Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly and inaugurated on 15th March 2018 with the LI 2291. The Municipality has a Municipal Chief Executive, fifteen (15) Elected Assembly Members, Seven Government Appointed Assembly Members and a Member of Parliament
The Municipality is located between Latitude 6.35oN and 6.40oS and Longitude 1.30oW and 1.35oE and elevated 250 to 300 meters above sea level. The Municipality shares boundaries with Ejisu to the East, Bosomtwe District Assembly to the South, Asokwa Municipal Assembly to the South West, Asokore Mampong to the North and Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to the West.
It is approximately 270km north of the national capital, Accra. It has a surface area of approximately 4,978.47 hectares (49.78 kilometers square) which is about 0.0192 percent of the total land area of Ashanti Region. The following map shows the Municipality in the national context.