Djibouti - Religions



About 99% of the population practices Islam, which is the state religion. However, the constitution provides for freedom of religion and there is not widespread discrimination against other faiths. About 1% of all Djiboutians are Roman Catholic, Protestant, or affiliated with the Baha'i Faith. A large foreign community also supports Greek and Ethiopian Orthodox churches. Proselytizing is not prohibited, but is discouraged. Christmas is the only non-Mulsim holiday that is officially recognized.

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Jul 24, 2010 @ 5:17 pm
I was just wondering if the population is predominantly Shiite or Sunni,
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Oct 25, 2011 @ 12:12 pm
I was just wondering if there were any Christian Missionary groups that are living in Djibouti. Thanks(:

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