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Cook Islands*

General Country Information
Capital: Avarua
19,569 (2006)
Form of Government:
Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 6,700 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 6,700 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 2,480 (2009)
Internet users: 5,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 
World Rank 2005/2006: 215

*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
National Policy on Disability & National Action Plan (2008
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Cook Islands National Disability Council - DPI National Assembly
Are Pa Metua Building,
Nikao / PO Box 3265, Avarua,
Cook Islands
Emergency Contact: Pat Farr
Tel: +682-20537+682-20122