Marsyangdi Rural Municipality is situated at north part of Lamjung district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality is largest local level of Lamjung district. This local level unit was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Ghan Pokhara, Khudi, Taghring, Ghermu, Bahun Danda, Simpani and Vulvule Village Development Committees. This is surrounded by Gorkha district and Dordi Rural Municipality from east, Klwasothar Rural Municipality and Kaski district from west, Manang, Kaski and Gorkha districts from north and Beshi Shahar Municipality and Dordi and Klwasothar Rural Municipality from south. This is divided into nine wards. This local unit is named after popular river of mid-Nepal Marsyangdi.
The total population of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality is 18,811 with 4,413 households. Population of male is 8,665 and female is 10,146 Ward number three is most populated ward, as per the census 2011. This Rural Municipality covers total area of 597.25 kilometer square. Most of the land is covered by forest, farming area and mountain 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. There are number of tourism attraction places and home stays under this local unit.
Mr. Arjun Gurung is Chairperson and Mr. Hom Bahadur B.K. is Vice-chairperson of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality. Total number of elected local representatives is 47. Total number of employees working under Rural Municipality is 22. Center of this Rural Municipality is at ward number 8 Bhulbhule village.