Burqa, hijab, niqab: What's what?

Updated 11:16 AM ET, Mon September 26, 2016
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Do you know the difference between a hijab and a niqab? How about a burqa and a chador? Click through to read about the different types of headscarves some Muslim women wear. ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images
Hijab: The scarf worn tightly around the head and neck does not cover the face. It is the most common Islamic head covering. This Indonesian girl is shopping for a hijab in Yogyakarta. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images
Burkini: The full-body swimsuit worn by Muslim women leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed. Here a woman in a burkini wades in the water with a child at Ghar El Melh beach in Tunisia. FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images
Burqa: This full-body garment has a mesh over the eyes. The burqa is widely used in Afghanistan and was required under the Taliban. These Afghan women are shopping in Herat. Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images
Niqab: The full-face veil exposes only the eyes. A Palestinian bride in Jericho wears this one. ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images
Chador: The full-body black garment leaves the face exposed. These Iranian women are wearing chadors at a political meeting in Tehran. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images