Tanjakot rural municipality is situated in the southern part of the Humla district. VDCs such as  Maila and Madana, were combined in Tanjakot rural municipality. The Rural municipality has total area of 159.09 square kilo meter and is divided into 5 wards. Mugu district lies in the east of Tanjakot rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Bajhang district in the west, Adanchuli rural municipality in the north and Bajura district in the south. The geography of this rural municipality is steep and high mountain with cold weather. Tanjakot rural municipality has the total population of the municipality is 5964 consisting male population 2948 and female population of 3016 as of Census of Nepal 2011. There are 1026 households in Tanjakot rural municipality.

This rural municipality is situated in the south-west part of Humla District. There are 18 schools, 2 health posts & 2 NGOs. Bahun, Chhetri, Dalit, Janajatietc tribe people resides in this rural municipality ad celebrates Dashain, Tihar, Magheshakranti, Ramnawami, Baishakepurnima, Janaipurnima, Teej, Holi, Loshar etc. festivals in a friendly manner. Mother tongue is Nepali language. All the residential of this rural municipality are independent in agriculture and also engaged in livestock farming too. The atmosphere & climate of this rural municipality is healthy & good.

Mr. Bagdal Malla and Mrs. Manju Budha are the chairman and vice chairman of the Tanjakot rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Maila, Humla.