Oromo People\'s Democratic Organization (OPDO) is a political organization established in march ,1982 by Oromo people to lead the struggle of Oromo people for freedom and democracy.


The Oromo People is one of the nations that constitute Ethiopia . It used to have its own traditional and democratic system of self-governance known as the Gada system.


However, due to the invasion and cultural domination of the neftegnas, the Gada system was eroded and replaced by the iron rule of the neftegnas, which forced the culture, language and history of the Oromo people to be forgotten and virtually reach a stage of extinction.


Oromia is one of the nine regional states that constitute the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. It extends from 30 40\'N to 10035\'N. and from 34005\'E to43011\'E.


The Oromo people\'s are an indigenous African ethnic group found in Ethiopia and to a lesser extent Kenya . They are the largest single ethnic group in Ethiopia, at 32.1% of the population according to the 1994 census, and today numbering around 24 million.Ethiopia: A Model Nation of Minorities (accessed 26 March 2006) Their native language is the Oromo language, or Afan Oromo.

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