Dharche Rural Municipality (धार्चे गाउँपालिका, गोरखा) was established in 2017 (2073 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The headquarters of this Gaupalika is located in Machhakhola, Gorkha district, Gandaki Province of Nepal. Dharche is a rural municipality and also known as Gaupalika in the Nepali Language.
Dharche Rural Municipality is surrounded by Dhading District and China on the East, Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality on the West, Chumnubri Rural Municipality on the North and Aarughat Rural Municipality and Dhading District on the South.
The total area of this Municipality is 551.52 km2 (212.9 Sq. Meter). The total population of the municipality is according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 13,229. The density of this rural municipality is 24/km2 (62.1/sq mi). This Rural Municipality municipality is divided into 7 wards.
Kerauja, Uiya, Laprak, Gumda, Kashigaun and Lupu Village Development committees (VDCs) were incorporated to form Dharche. This urban Municipality came into existence in 2017 (2073 BS).