Mayadevi rural municipality is located in the southern part of the Rupandehi district. VDCs such as Gonaha, Dhamoli, Hatibangai and Kamhariya, were combined in Mayadevi rural municipality. The Rural municipality has total area of 72.43 square kilometers and is divided into 8 wards. Siddhartha municipality and Omsatiya rural municipality lies in the east of Mayadevi rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Lumbini Saskritik municipality in the west, Siyari, Soddhodhan and Gaidahawa rural municipality in the north and Kotahimai rural municipality and Nepal-india Boarder in the south. The geography of this rural municipality includes plan fertile land. Mayadevi rural municipality has the total population of the municipality is 47196 consisting male population 23778 and female population of 23378 according to the National Population Census of Nepal 2011. There are 6810 households in Mayadevi rural municipality.
The name of this rural municipality is based upon the name of Lord Buddha’s mother Mayadevi. This rural municipality is much closure with the birth place of Lord Buddha. Danab, Tinau&Ghaghar are the river flows in this rural municipality. Moreover, tourist & religious places like Praketashwar Temple &Mayadevi Park also lies in this rural municipality. The major castes residing in this rural municipality are Yadav, Tharu, Brahaman, Chhetri, Lodha, Kurmi, Harijan, Musalman etc. Similarly, Dashain, Tihar, Chhatha, Ramnawami, Shivaratri, Maghi, Rakshyabandhan, Ramajan, Eid etc are the most celebrated festivals in this rural municipality. In this rural municipality there are also government schools, community schools and madarsa. Paddy, Wheat, Corn, Seasonal Vegetables, various fruits can grow in this rural municipality. And people of this rural municipality are also engaged in livestock business also.
Mr. Dhurba Narayan Chaudhari and Mrs. Tara Devi Yadav are the chairman and vice chairman of the Mayadevi rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Kamhariya, Rupandehi.