Tatopani Rural Municipality (तिला गाउँपालिका) was established in 2017 (2073 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The headquarters of the Tatopani Gaunpalika is located in Tatopani, Jumla district, Karnali Province of Nepal. Rural Municipality is known as Gaunpalika in the Nepali Language. Tatopani Gaunpalika is surrounded by Guthichaur Rural Municipality on the East and Tila Rural Municipality and Kalikot district on the West, Sinja Rural Municipality and Chandannath Municipality on the North, and Jajarkot district on the South.
The total area of the Tatopani Rural Municipality is 525.56 square kilometers (202.92 sq mi) and the total population of the rural municipality according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 14,638 individual. The density of this rural municipality is 28/km2 (72/sq mi). This Rural municipality is divided into 8 wards.
Lamra, Hanku, Tatopani, Jumla, Tamti Village development committees (VDCs) were incorporated to form Tatopani Gaunpalika, This rural municipality came into existence on 10 March 2017 (Falgun 27, 2073 BS), fulfilling the requirement of the 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.