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General Country Information
Capital: Cairo
Population: 80,471,869 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Military junta

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 9.6 million (2009)
Telephone - mobile: 55.35 million (2010)
Internet hosts: 177,443 (2009)
Internet users: 11.414 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.41
World Rank 2005/2006: 91

*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:

Al Nour Wal Amal Association (Light & Hope Association)
16 Abou Bakr El Seddik Street
Heliopolis, Cairo 11351, Egypt
Email: info@alnourwalamal.org
Tel: +20-2-633-7772
Fax: +20-2-633-7660
Asdaa's Association for Serving the Hearing Impaired
87 Dara st. Sidi Gabir
P.O. Box 2564 El-Saray
Tel: +20-3-546-0382
Fax: +20-3-546-0382
Egyptian Autistic Society
Email: hhelmy@movemiddleeast.com
8 Rd Zahraa El Maadi
Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +20-2-25216919
Egyptian Federation of Organizations for People with Special Needs
32 Sabri Abu Alam Street
Cairo, 11121
Tel: +20-2-393-0300 / +20-2-390-0356
Fax: +20-2-393-3077
Egyptian Learning Disabilities Association (ELDA)
63 El Nadi St., Maadi 
Tel: +20-2-358-6803
Fax: +20-2-359-6740
Future Society for the Disabled
7 Isam El Masri Street
Smouha, Alexandria
Tel: +20-3-420-2266
Fax: +20-3-420-0261
Learning Resource Center
9 Road 278, New Maadi
Cairo 11434 
Tel: +20-2-516-3965 
Fax: +20-2-520-3110
MOVE Children Center 
23 Road 232 Degla,
Maadi, Cairo
Tel: +20-2-521-2321 
Rehab Egypt
Al-Obour 24, Salah Salem Avenue
P.O.Box 46/Panorama
Nasr City, Cairo
Tel: +20-2-403-2384
Save the Children UK - Alexandria
11, Zaki Badawy St.
Stanley, Alexandria
Tel: +20-2-735-0558 (Cairo)
SETI (Support, Education and Training for Inclusion) - Caritas
Alsabaa Street, Du Lasal School
B.O. 11563 Alzaher, Cairo
Tel: +20-2-5905148 / +20-2-5908391 
Fax: +20-2-5903138