Annapurna Rural Municipality is situated at north-east part of Myagdi district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. It combines then Dowa, Bhurung, Tato Pani, Dana, Ghir, Sakh, Histan, Ramche and Narchyang Village Development Committees. This Rural Municipality is surrounded by Kaski district from east, Raghu Ganga Rural Municipality from west, Mustang district from north and Parbat district from south. This is named after Mount Annapurna. This local unit is divided into 8 wards. Beni-Jomsom road goes through this area.
Population of Annapurna Rural Municipality is 14,879 covering 3,735 households as per the census 2011. Population of male is 7,459 and female is 7,420. Ward number six is most populated ward. This local unit covers 556.41 kilometer square area. Most of the land is covered by forest and farming area followed by grass area, mountain rocks and residence. Upper parts are covered by snow. There are about eleven ethnic groups residing under this local unit. Among them Magar, Chhetri and Newar are major ethnic communities. Most of the people (96%) speak Nepali language followed by Magar. There are different tourism destinations including, Annapurna Base Camp, Mohare Danda, Nagi Baraha, Pun Hill, Ghodepani, Tato Pani etc. Kaligandadi rover flows through this area. Except tourism, farming and foreign employment are major occupations.
Captain Dam Bahadur Garbuja Pun is Chairperson and Ms. Kesh Maya Magar is Vice-chairperson of Annapurna Rural Municipality. Total number of local representatives is 44. Pokhare Bagar ward number 6 is the center of this local unit. Number of employees working under this local unit is 30.