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General Country Information
Capital: Ankara
Population: 77,804,122 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 17.502 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 65.829 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 2.961 million (2009)
Internet users: 24.483 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.52
World Rank 2005/2006: 52

*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.

National Disability Action Plan
The Accessibility Strategy and Action Plan (2010-2011)  

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Alternative Camp
May 19 Mah, Star Sok . STFA
B7 Block 17 / 1 34 736 Kozyatağı
Email: info@alternativecamp.org
Tel: +90 216-3845455

Disabled's Education and Solidarity Foundation of Turkey (OZEV) - DPI National Assembly
Gökhan Kurnaz
Tepebasi Mah. Fatih Cad. Çagla Sokak No. 2
Gucsuzler Yurdu Kampusu Kecioren
Email: desfturkey@gmail.com
Tel: +90-312-414-3949 / +90-312-4907516      
Fax: +90-312-360-9748

Federation of the Blind in Turkey
G.M.K. Bulvari No. 32/6
Demirtepe 06540
Email: mem_dem@hotmail.com / tkfederasyon@hotmail.com
Tel: +90-312-231-8243
Fax: +90-312-231-8246

Turkish Association of Neuromuscular Disorders (TAMD) (Turkiye Kas Hastaliklari Dernegi)
Hatboyu cd.No 12
Yesilkoy, Istanbul, 34800
Email: pirayes@hotmail.com
Tel: +90-212-573-0975 / +90-212-663-6553
Fax: +90-212-663-0168

Turkish National Federation of the Deaf
Acikgoz Sokak No: 31/3
Haseki, Istanbul
Tel: +90-212-588-7223
Fax: +90-212-588-7241