(For Agona Swedru in the Central Region of Ghana, click here).
|District||Birim South District|
|Borough||Akim Swedru Urban Council|
|• District Chief Executive||Baffour Mensah-Takyi|
|Elevation||116 m (381 ft)|
|Area code(s)||+233 34 292|
The political administration for the Birim South District is the District Assembly which is located at Swedru. It is led by a District Chief Executive. The Assembly has both appointed and elected members. There are 32 Assembly members of which 10 are appointed and the rest elected. The local Member of Parliament is an ex officio member of the Assembly. Locally, the town has its own urban council which runs it.
Around Swedru is located a lot of hills, streams and rivers. There are 2 peak rain seasons during May-June and September-October. The relative humidity ranges from 56% during the dry season and 70% during the rainy season. The district lies within a semi-deciduous rainforest region.