Shantinagar rural municipality is located in the western part of the Dang district. VDCs such as Baghamare, Shantinagar and Dhanauri, were combined in Shantinagar rural municipality. The Rural municipality has total area of 116.02 square kilometers and is divided into 7 wards. Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitian city lies in the east of Shantinagar rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Babai rural municipality in the west, sallyan district in the north and Dangisharan rural municipality in the south. The geography of this rural municipality includes plan fertile land. Shantinagar rural municipality has the total population of the municipality is 25203 consisting male population 11595 and female population of 13608 according to the National Population census of Nepal 2011. There are 5328 households in Shantinagar rural municipality.

Chhetri, Brahaman, Dalit, Thakuri, Magar etc reside in this rural municipality.  Dashain, Tihar, Janaipurnima, Chandi Purnima, Buddhajayanti, Maghesarankti, Holi, Eid, Chhathaetc 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. Kaman Singh Dangi and Mrs. Mithila saha are the chairman and vice chairman of the Shantinagar rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Chiraghat, Dang.