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Czech Republic*

General Country Information
Capital: Prague
Population: 10,201,707 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 2.278 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 13.78 million (2008)
Internet hosts:
3.233 million (2009)
Internet users: 6.028 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.57
World Rank 2005/2006: 42

*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 Plan for the Creation of Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (2010–2014)
Disability Policy Website

» Country Statement by Czech Republic at the 8th United Nations Conference of States Parties | Download

» Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Czech Blind Union (CBU)
Krakow 21
Praha 110 00
Czech Republic
sons@sons.cz / info@sons.cz
Tel: +420-221-462-462+420-221-462-462 
fax: +420-221-462-461

Czech National Disability Council (CNDC) - DPI National Assembly
Veronika Purova
Partyzanska 1 - 7 17000
Prague 7
Czech Republic
Tel: +420-266-753-421+420-266-753-421   
Fax: +420-266-753-431