Kalinchowk Rural Municipality situates western part of the Dolakha district. Kalinchowk Rural Municipality was formed by combining then Lapilang, Lamidanda, Babare, Kalinchowk, Sunkhani, and Sundrawati VDCs. The Rural municipality has total area of 132.49 square kilo meter and is divided into 9 wards. Gaurishankar rural municipality lies in the east of Kalinchowk Rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Sindhupalchowk district in the west, Bigu rural municipality in the north and Bhimeshowor municipality in the south. The geography of this Rural municipality includes high hills and cold weather. Kalinchowk rural municipality has the total population of 22,954 consisting male population 10,946 and female population of 12,008 as of Census of Nepal 2011. There are 4,418 households in Kalinchowk rural municipality.
The name of Kalinchowk rural municipality is named after the famous temple of Dolakha district Kalinchowk Bhagawati. Potato, wheat, corn, rice, millet etc. are the major crops of this rural municipality. Tamang, Sherpa, Newar, Brahamin, Kshetri, etc. are the major ethnic group of this rural municipality. Agriculture and tourism are the major source of income of this rural municipality. People do livestock farming as their major economic activities. Foreign employment is increasing in recent years.
Mr. Bin Kumar Thami and Mrs. Kalika Pathak are the chairman and vice chairman of the Kalinchowk rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Sunkhani, Dolakha.