3,630,000 in Ethiopia. 25,500,000 all Oromo speakers in Ethiopia (2007 census). Population total all countries: 3,949,600.
South Oromiya State; also in YeDebub Biheroch Bihereseboch na Hizboch, Amara, Afar, and Sumale states.
A member of macrolanguage Oromo [orm].
Latin script [Latn].
In Ethiopia, Oromo is viewed as 1 people who speak 1 language. Called Borana in Kenya where Gabra and Sakuye dialects may have significant dialect and language attitude differences from Borana dialect. Muslim, traditional religion.