Dordi Rural Municipality is situated at mid-east part of Lamjung district, Gandaki province. This local level unit was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Bharate, Archale Bot, Phaleni, Bansar and Hile Taksar Village Development Committees. This is surrounded Dudh Pokhari Rural Municipality and Gorkha district from east, Marsyangdi Rural Municipality and Beshi Shahar Municipality from west, Marsyangdi Rural Municipality and Gorkha district from north and Rainash and Sundar Bazar Municipalities and Dudh Pokhari Rural Municipality from south. This is divided into nine wards. This is named after Dordi river. Honey hunting of remote mountains makes this area popular.
As per the census 2011, total population of Dordi Rural Municipality is 18,252 with 4,337 households. Population of male is 8,337 and female is 9,915. Ward number six is most populated ward. Total area covered by this local unit is 350.93 kilometer square. Most of the land is occupied by forest, mountain, farming area and rocks. Gurung, Ghale and Tamang are the major ethnic communities residing here along with Brahmin, Chhetri and Dalit. Gurung and Nepali are among major languages. Buddhism and Hinduism are major religions. Farming and tourism are major occupations of the people in this area. Except honey hunting there are other areas attracting tourists including different trekking routes, mountains, rivers and Himalaya range.
Mr. Om Bahadur Gurung is Chairperson and Mr. Dil Bahadur Ghale is Vice-chairperson of Dordi Rural Municipality. Total number of elected local representatives is 32. Total number of employees working under Rural Municipality is 27. Center of this Rural Municipality is at ward number 4 Nauthar village.