Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality (भिमसेन थापा गाउँपालिका, गोरखा) was established in 2017 (2073 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The headquarters of this Gaupalika is located in Khanchok, Gorkha district, Gandaki Province of Nepal. Bhimsen is a rural municipality and also known as Gaupalika in the Nepali Language.
Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality is surrounded by Dhading District and China on the East, Gorkha Municipality and Siranchok Rural Municipality on the West, Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality and Aarughat Rural Municipality on the North and Sahid Lakhan Rural Municipality and Dhading District on the South.
The total area of this Municipality is 101.35 km2. The total population of the municipality is according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 22,033. The density of this rural municipality is 217.6/km2 (563.6/sq mi). This Rural Municipality municipality is divided into 8 wards.
Masel, Tandrang, Ashrang, Dhawa, Baguwa and Borlang Village Development committees (VDCs) were incorporated to form Bhimsen Thapa. This urban Municipality came into existence in 2017 (2073 BS).