Hashem (Dombasle during the French colonization) is a municipality of the wilaya of Mascara, chief town of the same name daïra.
The town of Hashem is located south-east of the wilaya of Mascara to 503 meters.
It is mainly in agricultural use and includes 19 Douars below:
Ain Mansour, Hdjar Ouled Chaoui, Remaikia, Remailia Ouled Benamar, Sedjerara Ouled Ahmed Beldjilali, Sidi Slimane Ouled Belmokhtar Ouled Saci, Ouled Bachir 01 Mezaidia, Ouled Brahim, Ouled Sidi Safi, Khedairia Ouled Bouaza and Ouled Bachir 02.
It extends over an area of 264 km2 and has a population of 26,559 inhabitants (in 31/12/2013). The population density is 101 inhabitants per km2.