The Afadzato District is one of the 46 administrative districts in Ghana, with its capital, Ve-Golokuati, located about 200 km away from the Ghanaian capital of Accra. The District was established by Legislative Instrument 2079 and inaugurated on 28th June 2012. It shares boundaries with the Republic of Togo to the East, and Ho West District on the southeast. The southwest of the District shares common boundary with South Dayi District; while on the northern section is Hohoe Municipal and the northwest is Kpando Municipal and North Dayi District. The total land area of the District is 553.0 square Kilometres about 3.06% total land size of the Volta Region. Moreover, the location of the district has the potential to boost both local and foreign trade.
The Afadzato South Assembly has a vision to become the epitome of sustainable development and a first-class District Assembly in Ghana. This vision plays significant role in planning and administrative activities of the district.
The Afadzato South District Assembly exists to improve both social and economic life of her people through efficient and effective resource mobilization, maintaining a strong agricultural base for further industrial development, being a leading tourist centre in Ghana and preserving cultural heritage of her people and the Region at large.