Hemmingen is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km south of Hanover. Hemmingen is divided into 7 districts: Arnum • Devese • Harkenbleck • Hemmingen-Westerfeld • Hiddestorf • Ohlendorf • Wilkenburg. Hemmingen is twinned with: Murowana Goślina, Poland • South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom • Yvetot, France.
Hemmingen has a population of over 18,941 people. Hemmingen also forms part of the wider Hanover metropolitan area which has a population of over 791,000 people.