Hemnes is a municipality in Nordland
county, Norway. It is part of the Helgeland
traditional region. The administrative centre of the
municipality is the village of Korgen. Other villages
include Bjerka, Bleikvasslia, Hemnesberget, and
View from Korgfjellet mountain in Hemnes (about
400 m amsl) towards Vefsn.
The municipality sits south of the Ranfjorden and
stretches south and east toward the border with
Sweden. The Nordlandsbanen railway line and
the European route E06 highway cross Hemnes
on their way to the town of Mo i Rana about 20
kilometres (12 mi) to the northeast. The E6
highway enters Hemnes from the west through the
Korgfjell Tunnel from Vefsn.