Kaligandaki Rural Municipality is situated at south-west part of Syangja district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Shreekrishna Gandaki, Birgha, Aalamdevi and Chandibhanjyang Village Development Committees. This local level is surrounded by Galyang Municipality from east, Galyang Municipality and Gulmi district from north and Palpa district from west and south. This is divided into seven wards. This is named after the Holy River Kaligandaki flows through this area. Infrastructure development, agriculture and tourism are priority of local government. It is mountain area in the bank of Kaligandaki river. This is five kilometer far from Siddhartha highway.
As per the census 2011, total population of Kaligandaki is 21,728. Total area of this Rural Municipality is 73.51 kilometer square. Most of the land is covered by forest, mountain and farm land. This Rural Municipality is residence of about ten ethnic communities, among them Brahmin and Magar dominate the population. Nepali and Magar are two major mother tongues. This is connected by roadway network. Almost all households have access to electricity. Most of the people are involved in farming. Foreign employment, service and trade are other major occupations. Paddy, wheat, maize, millet are major crops that can be cultivated. Mirmi bazaar is trade center of this area.
Mr. Khim Bahadur Thapa is Chairperson and Ms. Sabitra Koirala is Vice-chairperson of this Rural Municipality. Number of elected local representatives is 37. Ward number four Birgha, Katti village is center of this Rural Municipality.