Dusheti Municipality is the self-governing unit, located in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region. Dusheti Municipality borders with Russian Federation on the north, Kazbegi Municipality on the north-west, Akhalgori Municipality (which falls under the Occupied Territories) on the west, Kaspi Municipality on the south-west, Mtskheta Municipality on the south, Tianeti Municipality and Akhmeta Municipality on the east.
Dusheti Municipality consists of 18 administrative-territorial units: 1 town - Dusheti and 1 urban settlement - Zhinvali. 17 village unions - Pasanauri, Ananuri, Bazaleti, Gremiskhevi, Gudamakari, Lapanaantkari, Magharoskari, Mchadijvari, Ukanapshavi, Kvesheti, Shatili, Chartli, Chonkadze, Choporti, Khevsureti, Kheoba, Barisakho
- Population (total) - 33,636
- Population according to gender: female - 17,562; male - 16,169
- Population according to residence: urban - 10,923; rural - 22,808
- Population according to ethnicity: Georgian - 32,229; Ossetian - 1,167; Russian - 103; Armenian - 43; Abkhaz - 31; Greek - 19; Ukrainian - 18; Azeri - 5; Kist - 3
- Size of the territory - 2,982 km2