The Oromo are an African ethnic group (pejoratively termed "Galla") found in Ethiopia and to a lesser extent Kenya. They are the largest single ethnic group in Ethiopia, with 40% of the population. The Oromo number approximately over 30 million. They speak the Oromo language.
See also: Oromia
- Bahrey, "History of the Galla" (1593). Translated by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford in Some Records of Ethiopia 1593-1646 (London: The Hakluyt Society , 1954), this is the earliest known account of the Oromo.