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Dominican Republic*

General Country Information
Capital: Santo Domingo
Population: 9,794,487 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Democratic Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 985,700 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 7.21 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 280,457 (2009)
Internet users: 2.147 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.42
World Rank 2005/2006: 85

*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.

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

» Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Asociación de Personas con Discapacidad Física Motora - ASODIFIMO
Avenida Prolongación 27 de Febrero,
Las Caobas, No. 798, Santo Domingo Oeste.,
Dominican Republic
Email: asodifimo@yahoo.com
Tel: +1809-564-4726+1809-564-4726
Fax: +1809-564-4854

Asociación Dominicana de Rehabilitación, Inc. (ADR)
Calle San Francisco de Macor, Apdo de Correo 1054
Santo Domingo D.F.
Dominican Republic
Email: info@adr.org.do
Tel: +1809-688-6444+1809-688-6444 / +1809-689-7151+1809-689-7151
Fax: +1809-688-1466
Asociación Nacional de Sordos de la Republica Dominicana
Apdo No. 596
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Email: ansordo@hotmail.com
Tel: +1809-687-6741+1809-687-6741 / +1809-567-7120+1809-567-7120
Fax: +1809-561-2832
Circulo de Mujeres con Discapacidad (CIMUDIS, Circle of Women with Disabilities)
Avda Expreso V Centenario, Edificio 11, 1er Piso
Sector Villa Consuelo
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Email: cimudis@yahoo.com
Tel: +809-538-9951 / +809-538-8801
Fax: +809-681-3591
Federación Nacional de Discapacitados Dominicanos (FENADID) - DPI National Assembly
José M. Paulino, Fabian Mejia Columna (President), Magino Corporán Lorenzo
Av. Expreso V Centenario Esq. Tunti Cáceres Edif. 11 4to. Piso Villa Juana
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Email: fenadid@yahoo.com / magino54@yahoo.com
Telephone: +809-245-3444 / +809-536-7889  
Fax: +809-684-6253