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General Country Information
Capital: Paris
Population: 64,057,792 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Semi-presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines:
 35.909 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 59.259 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 14.327 million (2009)
Internet users: 42.912 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.64
World Rank 2005/2006: 26

*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:

Aide aux Personnes a Handicap Moteur
760 Boulevard of Republic
BP 4227, Dunkirk Cedex 01 F59378
Tel: +33-32-863-7520
Fax: +33-32-865-1162
Association des Paralyses de France
17 Boulevard Auguste Blanqui
Paris, F-75013
Tel: +33-1-40-78-69-00
Fax: +33-1-45-89-40-57
Association Nationale pour la Promotion et le Développement de la Langue Française Parlée Complétée  
Hall E, 21, rue des Quatre-Frres-Peignot
Paris 75015
Tel: +33-01-45-79-14-04
Fax: +33-01-45-78-96-14
Centre de Réadaptation Professionnelle et Fonctionnelle de Nanteau-sur-Lunain
B.P. 34, Nemours Cedex
Tel: +33-1-64-45-15-15
Fax: +33-1-64-29-05-17
Congenital Deafblindness in Adults Network
30 Rue Barbes
Aulnay/Bois, F-93600
Tel: +33-1-48-69-68-64
Fax: +33-1-48-69-68-64
Fédération des Aveugles et Handicapés Visuels de France
58, Avenue Bosquet
Paris 75007
Tel: +33-1-44-42-91-91
Fax: +33-1-44-42-91-92
Fédération National des Sourds de France
41, rue Joseph Python
Paris 75020
Tel: +33-140-30-1836  
TTY: +33-140-30-1821              
Groupement Français des Personnes Handicapées - DPI National Assembly
Jean Luc Simon
45, rue Riquet, Appt. 664
Paris 75019
www.dpi-europe.org / http://gfph.dpi-europe.org
Email: chairperson@dpi-europe.org
Tel: +33-140-05-1090 / +33-6-12-92-90-53
Handicap International
14, av. Berthelot, Cedex 07
Lyon 69361
Tel: +33-47-869-7979
Fax: +33-47-869-7994
Réponses Initiatives Femmes Handicapées
B.P. 46
Courbevoie 92404
Tel: +33-1-43-33-84-14
Fax: +33-1-43-33-84-14
Union Nationale des Associations de Parents et Amis de Personnes Handicapées Mentales
15 rue Coysevox
Paris 75876
Tel: +33-14-485-5050
Fax: +33-14-485-5060