Mursi are a nomadic cattle herder ethnic group located in the Debub Omo Zone of Southern Nations, nations, regions and people in Ethiopia, near the Sudanese border.
According to the 2007 national census, there are 7500 Mursi, of whom 448 live in urban područjima.Mursi have their own language, also called Mursi, which is classified as one of Surmic language, it is closely related to Me’en and Suri, and Kvegu. According to the 1994 national census, there were 3163 people who were identified as Mursi.
Mursi women are famous for wearing plates in their lower lips. These lip discs are made of clay. Girls are pierced at the age of 15 or 16 Similar body ornaments of both sexes wear Suia people, a Brazilian tribe.