Arsi is one of the 9 zones of the Oromia region, in current Ethipian state. It’s capital is Asella. The people of Arsi inhabit both Bale and Arsi provinces. They both speak the same language Oromifa in general and Arsiffa( Unique to Arsi people) in particular. The Arsi Oromo of both regions share the same culture and tardtions.