Mugum Karmarong rural municipality is situated in the mid part of the Mugu district. Existing Village Development Committees such as Dholphu, Mugu, Kimri, Pulu and Mangri, were combined in Mugum Karmarong rural municipality. The Rural municipality has total area of 2106.90 square kilo meter and is divided into 9 wards. Dolpa district lies in the east of Mugum Karmarong rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Chhayanath Rara municipality and Humla district in the west, Nepal-China boarder in the north and Dolpa and Humla district in the south. The geography of this rural municipality steeply and high mountain and cold weather. Mugum Karmarong rural municipality has the total population of the municipality is 5396 consisting male population 2598 and female population of 2798 as of Census of Nepal 2011. There are 1029 households in Mugum Karmarong rural municipality.
This rural municipality lies north from the headquarter city Gamgadhi of Mugu District. MugamKarmang Rural Municipality is the largest rural municipality of Mugu District considering the geographical area. The name of this rural municipality is based on two Bhote tribes Mugum&Karmang resides respectively in northern & southern part. The famous Chhayanath Dham and various Gumbas also lie in this rural municipality. Similarly, Yarsagumba also found in this rural municipality and yearly approx. 20,000 people visit for the purpose of collecting Yarsagumba. Tamakhani also found in this rural municipality. Lama, Tamang, Brahmin, Chhetri, Thakuri, Dalit, Giri, Ban, Khatri, Dholi, Oda, Batalu, Chadaraetc caste and ethnic groups are residing in this rural municipality and they celebrate festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Magheshakranti, Ramnawami, Baishakepurnima, Janaipurnima, Teej, Holi, Loshar, Christmas day etc. festivals in a friendly manner. Most of the household individuals are engaged in agriculture as well as livestock & mushroom farming. The main crops are Paddy, Wheat, Corn, Mas, Rahar, Aalas, Mustard, and Potato etc.
Mr. Chhiring Kyaapre Lama and Mrs. Chhiring Tamang are the chairman and vice chairman of the Mugum Karmarong rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Pulu, Mugu.