Bheemdatt Municipality is located in Kanchanpur District of Sudurpashchim Province, Nepal. The municipality was named Mahendranagar in honour of late King Mahendra which was changed to Bheemdatt after the reformation of the country as the Federal Republic of Nepal in 2008. The municipality is divided into 19 wards and cover an area of 171.63 square kilometers. The census in 2011 reported 104599 population resides in 20684 households. The indigenous Rana-Tharus and migrated populations from districts like Baitadi, Darchula and Dadeldhura have made a unique combination of ethnic groups within diverse groups. The people in the municipality have diversified their occupation from agriculture to business and trade favored by close proximity to the border with India.