(left to right): Abebe Bikila • Kenenisa Bekele • Tirunesh Dibaba • Haile Selassie I • Balcha Safo • Ras Mäkonnen • Tilahun Gessesse
|Regions with significant populations|
|Sunni Islam 47.5%, Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity 30.5%, Protestant 17.7%, Traditional 3.3%|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Afar • Agaw • Beja • Saho • Somali •|
The Oromo (Oromo: Oromoo, "The Powerful"; Ge'ez: ኦሮሞ, ’Oromo) are an ethnic group found in Ethiopia, in northern Kenya, and to a lesser extent in parts of Somalia. With 30 million members, they constitute the single largest ethnic group in Ethiopia and approximately 34.49% of the population according to the 2007 census. Their native language is Oromo (also called Afaan Oromoo and Oromiffa), which is part of the Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family.
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