Kushma Municipality (कुश्मा नगरपालिका) was established in 2017 (2074 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The headquarters of the Kushma Nagarpalika is located in Kushma, Parbat district, Gandaki Province of Nepal. The municipality is known as Nagarpalika in the Nepali Language. Kushma Nagarpalika is surrounded by Modi Rural Municipality, Kaski and Syangja districts on the East, Baglung district on the West, Jaljala Rural Municipality and Modi Rural Municipality and Phalewas Municipality on the North, and Phalewas Municipality and Syangja district on the South.
The total area of the Kushma Municipality is 93.18 km2 (36.00 sq mi) and the total population of the rural municipality according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 39,600 individual. The density of this rural municipality is 425/km2 (1100.7/sq mi). This municipality is divided into 14 wards.
Kushma city lies in the western region of Nepal just about 57 Kilometers from Pokhara and 12 Kilometers from Baglung district. Kushma falls under Dhaulagiri Zone and Western development region of Nepal. It is located at 28°13'06N 83°40'45E at an altitude of 1294 meters from the sea level. Modi and Kaligandaki is the main market center of the municipality. Modibeni, Divyadham, Gupteshwor Gufa, Kushma Gyadi Jholungepool, Alpreshowr Gufa Durlungkot, are the main tourist archeology, which has historical significance places.
Chuwa, Katuwa Chaupari, Pipaltari, Pang, Khurkot, Durlung, Shivalaya, and Pakuwa Village development committees (VDCs) were incorporated to form Kushma Nagarpalika. This municipality came into existence on 18 May 2014.