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General Country Information
Capital: Dakar
Population: 14,086,103 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Semi-presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 237,806 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 5.389 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 227 (2009)
Internet users: 1.02 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.37
World Rank 2005/2006: 106

*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 National des Handicapés Moteurs du Senegal
15, Route du Front de Terre
B.P. 17.465
Email: handimoteursen@yahoo.fr
Tel: +221-825-83-34
Fax: +221-825-83-34

Association National des Sourds du Senegal
B.P. 7052
Email: anassencaramail@gmx.fr
Tel: +221-822-99-50
Fax: +221-826-43-40

Fédération Sénégalaise des Associations de Personnes Handicapées - DPI National Assembly
Mr Laba Cissé Diop
P.O.Box 445 Victoria
Email: labacisse2@yahoo.fr
Tel: +221-33-8344419 / +221-33-834-53-94