Panchpokhari Thankpal rural municipality situates northern part of the Sindhupalchowk district. Panchpokhari Thankpal rural municipality was formed by combining then Bashkharka, Baruwa, Bhotang, Thangpalkot, Gunsa, Thampaldhap, Bhotenamlang, and Lagarche VDCs. The Rural municipality has total area of 187.28 square kilo meter and is divided into 8 wards. Jugal rural municipality lies in the east of Panchpokhari Thankpal rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Helambu rural municipality in the west, Rasuwa District in the north and Melamchi municipality, and Indrawati rural municipality in the south. The geography of this Rural municipality includes naturally decorated high hills snow mountains, and cold weather. Panchpokhari Thankpal rural municipality has the total population of 20860 consisting male population 10605 and female population of 10255 as of Census of Nepal 2011. There are 5007 households in Panchpokhari Thankpal rural municipality.
Panchpokhari, the popular religious place of this rural municipality, is taken as the name of this rural municipality. Hindu, and Buddhist are the key religions of this rural municipality. Tamang (59.59%), Chhetri (12.49%), Dalit (6.71%), Newar (5.87%) etc. are the major ethnic groups of this rural municipality. Further, Sherpa, Brahamin, Gurung, Bhujel, Danuwar and Magar groups are existing in small figure. Nepali is the most spoken language of this rural municipality. Agriculture, livestock farming, trade and tourism are the major economic source of this rural municipality.
Mr. Tasi Lama and Mrs. Sunita Adhikari are the chairman and vice chairman of the Panchpokhari Thankpal rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Thangpal, Sindhupalchowk.