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Arsi (Oromo: Godina Arsii) is a zone in Oromia Region of Ethiopia, named after a clan of the Oromo, who inhabit in the area.

Arsi is bordered on the south by Bale Zone, on the southwest by the West Arsi Zone, on the northwest by East Shewa Zone, on the north by the Afar Region and on the east by West Hararghe Zone. It covers an area of 19,825.22 km2, divided into 25 districts (weredas). The population was officially estimated at 3,894,248 in mid 2022.[1] The highest point in Arsi Zone is Mount Chilalo; other notable mountains in this zone include Mount Kaka and Mount Gugu. Arsi Mountains National Park was created in 2011 to protect a section of the mountains. The administrative centre of this zone is in Asela, with an estimated 139,537 inhabitants in mid 2022;[2] other towns in this zone (with estimated populations in mid 2022) include Bokoji (36,805) in Limuna Bilbilo District, Robe (31,445) in Robe District, Etaya (31,094) in Hitosa District, Dera (30,676) in Dodota District, Abomsa (30,377) in Merti District, Hurta (27,523) in Lude Hitosa District, Sagure (24,932) in Digeluna Tijo District, and Kersa (23,313) in Munesa District.[2] Some districts in the southwestern part of this zone were separated from Arsi Zone to create a new West Arsi Zone.

  1. ^ "Population Size by Sex, Area and Density by Region, Zone and Wereda: July 2022" (PDF). Ethiopian Statistics Service. 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Population Size of Towns by Sex, Region, Zone and Wereda: July 2022" (PDF). Ethiopian Statistics Service. 2022.

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East Shewa Zone

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Asella

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Arsi Province

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Oromia

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conducted several unsuccessful invasion campaigns against their territory. The Arsi Oromo demonstrated fierce resistance against this Abyssinian conquest, putting...

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Ejegayehu Dibaba

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runner. She is an Ethiopian long-distance runner from the high-altitude Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region. She is the third child of six. Her younger sisters...

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Hitosa

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Ethiopia. Aanaa of Lude Hitosa was separated from Hitosa. Part of the Arsi Zone, Hitosa is bordered on the south by Digeluna Tijo, on the southwest by...

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Kenenisa Bekele

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Oromo people

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Agarfa

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Iteya

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Bekoji

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Kofele

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Merti

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Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone, Merti is bordered on the south by Sude, on the west by Jeju, on the northwest by the East Shewa Zone, on the north by the...

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Ethiopian Highlands

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Munesa

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Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone located in the Great Rift Valley, Munesa is bordered on the south and west by the West Arsi Zone and Lake Langano, on the...

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Tirunesh Dibaba

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of 18 years and 90 days. Tirunesh was born in the village of Bekoji, Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region and the fourth of six children. She is of Oromo descent...

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Debre Selam

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Oumer Hussein

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and a member of the ruling Prosperity Party. Oumer was born in Tijo, Arsi Zone, Oromia. He received his BA in economics in Ethiopia and MBA from Greenwich...

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Bale Gasegar

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of the woredas in Oromia Regional State of Ethiopia. It is part of the Arsi Zone. It was separated from Seru woreda. The 207 national census reported a...

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Dodota

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Sherka

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16th century. Part of the Arsi Zone, Sherka is bordered on the south by the Shebelle River which separates it from the Bale Zone, on the southwest by Bekoji...

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