Akwamufie is the state and seat capital of the Akwamu state or kingdom. It is located along the Akuapim-Togo range, the Volta River and in the Eastern Region. It is the town where the Paramount Chief, Odeneho Kwafo-Akoto III and Queen Nana Afrakoma II reside and administer their operations. The majority of the divisional chiefs and sub chiefs also reside in Akwamufie. Akwamu State or Kingdom consists of thirty six towns of which Akwamufie is the capital.