Dungeshwar Rural Municipality (डुङ्गेश्वर गाउँपालिका) was established in 2017 (2073 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The headquarters of the Dungeshwar Gaunpalika is located in Dada Parajul, Dailekh district, Karnali Province of Nepal. Rural Municipality is known as Gaunpalika in the Nepali Language.
The total area of the Dungeshwar Rural Municipality is 105.19 square kilometers (40.61 sq mi) and the total population of the rural municipality according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 16,883 individual. The density of this rural municipality is 91/km2 (240/sq mi). This Rural municipality is divided into 6 wards.
Dada Parajul, Belpata, Awal Parajul, and Lakuri Village development committees (VDCs) were incorporated to form Dungeshwar Gaunpalika, This rural municipality came into existence on 10 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 replaced all old VDCs and Municipalities into 753 new local level bodies.
The economy of Dungeshwar Gaunpalika typically depends upon agriculture, herbs, natural resources, forest, tourism, and hydropower.