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Congo (Republic of)*

General Country Information
Capital: Brazzaville
Population: 4,125,916 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 22,200 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 1.437 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 18 (2009)
Internet users: 155,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.17
World Rank 2005/2006: 152

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Association Nationale des Sourds et Deficients Auditifs du Congo
B.P. 13118
Republic of the Congo
Email: ansdaco_mercier@yahoo.fr
Tel: +242-21-11-05
Fax: +242-81-18-28

Centre Intercommunautaire Congolais pour les Personnes avec Handicap - CICPH - DPI National Assembly
Mr. Innocent ZENGBA
B.P. 406
Kinshasa 1
Republic of Congo
Email: innocentzengba@yahoo.fr
Tel: +243-98202025