Land, Geography, and Climate
Most women wear a long robe called a dira along with a headscarf. They wear these types of clothing because of the climate and their religion. Men tend to wear western clothes like button down shirts and trousers for work. Male students wear sandals during the school day. Female students wear jeans or pants.
Most of the country is Muslim and the rest is Christian. For the Christians, there are three government controlled churches. They are French Protestant, French Catholic, and Ethiopian Orthodox. Muslims often clear the streets on Fridays to pray at home and at mosques.