The Asunafo South District is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 6 of Municipalities and Districts in the Ahafo Region
It was carved out from the then Asunafo District. The Asunafo South District was established by a Legislative Instrument L.I. 1773 in 2012.
The District has an estimated land size of about 3,737-kilometre square. The Asunafo South District is located in the southern part of the Ahafo Region with its capital as Kukuom.
The District shares borders with the Asunafo North Municipal to the north and the Juabuso District to the south-west. Other adjoining Districts are the Sefwi Wiaso Municipal in the Western North Region to the south-east, and Atwima Mponua District in the Ashanti Region to the east.
The population of the District according to the 2010 population and housing census stands at 95,580 with 48,836 males and 46,744 females.