Bordered on the north-west by the municipality of Teleghma (wilaya of Mila), the Commune Souk Naaman south-west by the municipality of Khroub (wilaya of Constantine) to North-east, and by Ain M'lila south-east. The commune of Ouled Hamla covers an area of 152 km ². The population is estimated at 11,546 inhabitants, or a density of 75.96 inhabitants km2.
The main crops have been maintained over the centuries, including ereal, including wheat and barley. Other important agricultural products include potato, tomato, pepper, carrot ... etc.
From about 1830 to 1962, the name of Ouled Hamla was Bertaux, for the name of a French colonel who lived there during the French colonization.
The word ouled means "sons of" in Maghrebi Arabic.