Himali Rural Municipality has been located at Bajura district of Sudur Pashim province. It is among most rural area of Nepal. It was established in 2073 B.S. by combing then Bichchhiya, Rugin and Badhu Village Development Committees. In almost all season, snowfalls in most parts of this Rural Municipality. Near market of this local unit is Kolti Bazar of Budhinanda Municipality. It has been divided into seven wards. This Rural Municipality is surrounded by Humla district in north and east, Goumul Rural Municipality and Bajhang district in west and Budhinanda Municipality and Swamikartik Rural Municipality at south. There are 41 academic institutions in this local unit.

Himali Rural Municipality covers the area of 830.33 kilometer square. Population is 9214 with 1722 households as per the census of 2011. More than 12 ethnic groups resides in this local unit, among them Chhetri remains in first position with 58% of populations followed by Brahmin and Sarki. 95% people speak Nepali and remaining speak Sherpa language.

Goat and Sheep farming and herbs collection is the major occupation of people in this Rural Municipality. Apple, potato, millet, maize and barley are some crops that could be cultivated here.

Mr. Govinda Bahadur Malla is the Chairperson and Ms. Chandra Devi Budha is the Vice-chairperson of this Rural Municipality. Bandhu village is the center of this local unit. Altogether 37 representatives were elected from this local unit in last local level government election.

Source: www.himalimou.gov.np