Raptisonari rural municipality is located in the middle part of the Banke district. Existing VDCs such as Khaskusma, kachanapur, Baijapur, Binauna, Phattepur and Mahadevpuri, were combined in Raptisonari rural municipality. The Rural municipality has total area of 1041.73 square Kilometers and is divided into 9 wards. Dang district lies in the east of Raptisonari rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Kohalpur municipality and Duduwa rural municipality in the west, Dang and Sallyan district in the north and Narainapur rural municipality and India in the south. The geography of this rural municipality includes plan fertile land. Raptisonari rural municipality has the total population of the municipality is 59946 consisting male population 28617 and female population of 31329 according the National population censusof Nepal 2011. There are 10742 households in Raptisonari rural municipality.
This is one of the biggest rural municipalities considering population. Chhetri, Brahaman, Thakuri, Dalit, Madheshi, Muslim etc reside in this rural municipality. Dashain, Tihar, Janaipurnima, Chandi Purnima, Buddhajayanti, Maghesarankti, Holi, Chhatha, Eid, Ramjanetc festivals in a friendly manner. Awadhi, Tharu, Nepali are the most spoken languages of this rural municipality. Paddy, Wheat, Corn, Mustard, Grain and various cash crops also harvest in this rural municipality. People of this rural municipality also engaged in livestock business also and some are in abroad for foreign employment also.
Mr. Lahuram Tharu and Mrs. Dhani Kumari khatri are the chairman and vice chairman of the Raptisonari rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Agaiya, Banke.