Hemeln (pop. 929, as of 2019) is a village on the Upper Weser River, 11 km from Hann. Münden.
Clubs and associations shape and support cultural life in Hemeln. Among others, the Hemeln Music Express is known beyond the village borders and is booked for many events in the region with its light music.
The village includes the districts of Glashütte (77 inhabitants) and Bursfelde (28 inhabitants). The village of Glashütte was founded over 250 years ago as the last glassworks in the Bramwald area. South of Glashütte, the round tower of Bramburg Castle, first mentioned in a document in 1222, stands on a mountain spur of the Bramwald. Bursfelde is characterised by the monastery church built-in 1093. The small village is known far beyond the region for its "Bursfelde Monastery Spiritual Centre" and the "Bursfelde Summer Concerts".