The geographical area of Khotehang Rural Municipality is 164.09 sq km. It has a population of 23731 according to census 2011. This rural municipality has nine wards. It was formed by merging nine former VDCs. It is surrounded by Ramprashad and Tyamkemayun gaunpalika in the east and Rautamai gaunpalika in the west and Diprung and Sakela Gaunpalika in the north and Jantedhunga and Barahapokhari gaunpalika in the south. The head quarter of this rural municipality is in Khotang bazaar.

Majority of the people are in agricultural work for livelihood and other option people are in are business, foreign employment and daily wage workers in local construction jobs.

The Chairperson and Vice chairperson this rural municipality are Pradip Rai and Kavita Rai respectively.