Kanchan rural municipality is located in the north-south part of the Rupandehi district. VDCs like Rudrapur and Gajedi, were combined in Kanchan rural municipality. The Rural municipality has total area of 58.50 square kilometers and is divided into 5 wards. Sainamaina municipality and Gaidahawa rural municipality lies in the east of Kanchan rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Kapilbastu district in the west, Sainamaina municipality in the north and Gaidahawa rural municipality in the south. The geography of this rural municipality includes plan fertile land. Kanchan rural municipality has the total population of the municipality is 33072 consisting male population 14865 and female population of 18207 according to the National Population Census of Nepal 2011. There are 7084 households in Kanchan rural municipality.
The said rural municipality is full of natural resources like jungle, lake, river etc. Brahaman, Chhetri, Magar, Gurung, Newar, Kaami, Sarki, Damai, Tharu, Yadav, Lodha, Kurmi, Harijan, Musalman etc. reside in this rural municipality. Festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Janaipurnima, Teej, Chhatha, Holi, Buddhajayanti, Moharam, Christmas, Eid etc are celebrated in this rural municipality. Agriculture, government job, foreign job, businesses etc are the main profession of individuals of this Kanchan Rural Municipality.
Mr. Gokarna Bahadur chhetri and Mrs. Goma Taramu Magar are the chairman and vice chairman of the Kanchan rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Gajedi, Rupandehi.