Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly

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Kumasi Metropolitan District
Metropolitan
Aerial view of submetro Nhyiaeso in Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (Kumasi Metropolis) in 2003
Aerial view of submetro Nhyiaeso in Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (Kumasi Metropolis) in 2003
Kumasi Metropolis flag
Flag
Official seal of Kumasi Metropolitan District
Seal
Districts of Ashanti
Districts of Ashanti
Kumasi Metropolitan District is located in Ashanti
Kumasi Metropolitan District
Kumasi Metropolitan District
Location of Kumasi Metropolis within Ashanti
Coordinates: 6°41′N 1°37′W / 6.683°N 1.617°W / 6.683; -1.617Coordinates: 6°41′N 1°37′W / 6.683°N 1.617°W / 6.683; -1.617
City-State  Ashanti
Capital Kumasi
Founded 1680
Founded by King Asantehene Osei Tutu I
Seat Kumasi Metropolis Hall
Submetros
Government
 • Type Mayor–council absolute monarchy
 • Body Manhyia Palace - Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly
 • District Executive Osei Tutu II
 • City Mayor Kojo Bonsu (KMA/NPP)
Area
 • Total 299 km2 (115 sq mi)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)
Website www.kma.gov.gh

The Kumasi Metropolitan District is one of the twenty-seven (27) districts of the Ashanti City-State on the Ashantiland Peninsula Ghana. Kumasi Metropolitan corresponds to the megacity of Kumasi, the metropolis' capital.

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