Aathabis Municipality (आठबीस नगरपालिका) was established in 2017 (2073 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The office of the Aathabis Nagarpalika is located in Rakam Karnali, Dailekh district, Karnali Province of Nepal. The municipality is known as Nagarpalika in the Nepali Language. Aathabis Nagarpalika is surrounded by Thantikandh Rural Municipality on the East, Achham District on the West, Achham and Kalikot district on the North and Chamunda Bindrasaini Municipality on the South.
The total area of the Aathabis Municipality is 168 square kilometers (65 sq mi) and the total population of the rural municipality according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 29,227 individuals. The density of this municipality is 170/km2 (450/sq mi). This municipality is divided into 9 wards. Aathbis Nagarpalika is one of the largest municipality (on the basis of population and Geography) compare with other municipalities and rural municipalities in Dailekh district.
Rakam Karnali, Pipalkot, Sattalla, Sigaudi, Singasain and Tilepata Village development committees (VDCs) were included while established this municipality. This municipality came into existence on 10th March 2017 (Falgun 27, 2073 BS), fulfilling the requirement of the new Constitution of Nepal 2015 (2072 BS), Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) replaced all old VDCs and Municipalities into 753 new local level bodies.