Chhatrakot rural municipality is located in the eastern part of the Gulmi district. VDCs such as Hardineta, Hunga, Khajryaanga, Pallikot, Daugha and Digam, were combined in Chhatrakot rural municipality. The Rural municipality has total area of 87.01 square kilometers and is divided into 6 wards. Ruru rural municipality lies in the east of Chhatrakot rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Gulmidarbar rural municipality in the west, Satyawati and Chandrakot rural municipality in the north and Arghakhachi and Palpa district in the south. The geography of this rural municipality is steep slopes with high mountain. Chhatrakot rural municipality has the total population of the municipality is 21481 consisting male population 8846 and female population of 12635 according to the population census of of Nepal 2011. There are 5315 households in Chhatrakot rural municipality.
The name of this rural municipality is based upon the historic Devalaya named Chhatrakot. Magar, Brahaman, Kaami, Chhetri, Kumal, Sarki, Damai, Newar, Ghartietc reside in this rural municipality. The main source of income of this rural municipality is agriculture, livestock, private/government job & foreign employment. In these days people also engaged in harvesting many cash crops like vegetables, mushroom, livestock, etc. Festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Magheshakranti, Ramnawami, Chaitedashain, Baishakha Purnima, Teej, Janaipurnimaetc are celebrated in this rural municipality.
Mr. Madhu Krishna Panta and Mrs. Narmada Bhandari are the chairman and vice chairman of the Chhatrakot rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Chogaya, Gulmi.