Arsi Province

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Provinces of Ethiopia prior to 1995.

Arsi was a province of Ethiopia with its capital at Asella. The province was reduced to a Zone of the Oromia Region with the adoption of the new constitution in 1995.

Both the Zone and the former province are named after a subgroup of the Oromo, who inhabit both the former Bale and Arsi provinces.

Coordinates: 7°45′N 39°30′E / 7.750°N 39.500°E / 7.750; 39.500