Jan 27, 2022

Helambu Rural Municipality situates western part of the Sindhupalchowk district.  Helambu Rural Municipality was formed by combining then Helambu, Kiul, Palchowk, Echowk and Mahakal VDCs. The Rural municipality has total area of 287.25 square kilo meter and is divided into 7 wards. Panchpokhari Thankpal rural municipality lies in the east of Helambu Rural Municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Nuwakot district in the west, Rasuwa District in the north and Melamchi municipality in the south. The geography of this Rural municipality includes naturally decorated high hills snow mountains, and cold weather. Helambu Rural Municipality has the total population of  17671 consisting male population 8564 and female population of 9107 as of Census of Nepal 2011. There are 4203 households in Helambu Rural Municipality.

Helambu name was kept to maintain the identity of the most troupe of this municipality ‘Holmo’.  Hindu, Buddhist and Christian are the key religions of this rural municipality. Local legend mentions that the many religious monks were came to this place for meditation and enlightenment. Holmo, Tamang, Brahamin, Chhetri, Damai, Bishowkarma, Nepali, Magar, Gharti, etc. are the major ethnic groups of this rural municipality. Nepali is the most spoken language of this rural municipality. Agriculture, livestock farming and tourism are the major economic source of this rural municipality. Aamayanri, Melamchighyang, Tarkeghyang, Semarthang, Kakani, Kutumsang, etc are the foremost tourist place of this rural municipality.

Mr. Nima Gyaljen Sherpa and Mrs. Kopila Pandit are the chairman and vice chairman of the Helambu Rural Municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Kiul, Sindhupalchowk.