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General Country Information
Capital: Khartoum
Population: 41,980,182 (June 2010)
Form of Government: Federal Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 356,100 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 11.186 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 48 (2009)
Internet users: 4.2 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.24
World Rank 2005/2006: 136

*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:

Darfur Development Advisory Group
Dousa Building, 4th floor, Horya Street
Khartoum, Sudan

Sudanese Group for Helping Children Suffering from Hearing Disability
Waha 2 / 667
Email: hearing@shabaca.net
Tel: +249-911117166
Fax: +249-183-381703

Sudanese Association of the Blind - DPI National Assembly
Awad Mustapha
P.O. Box 271
Khartoum North
Email: awadarnricani@yahoo.com
Tel: +249-91-221343 / +249-1875-47028

Sudanese National Society for the Deaf
P.O. Box 2600
Email: sudandeaf@gmail.com
Tel: +249-11-44-0073
Fax: +249-11-227-543