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General Country Information
Capital: Georgetown
Population: 762,498 (2009)
Form of Government: Semi-presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - Main Lines: 125,000 (2008)
Telephone - Mobile: 281,400 (2005)
Internet Hosts: 7,116 (2009)
Internet Users:
205,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.33
World Rank 2005/2006: 118

*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 Commission on Disability Strategic Plan (2008-2011)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Guyana Coalition of Citizens with Disability (GCCD) - DPI National Assembly
Julie Lewis
C/o Guyana Society of the Blind, P.O. Box 10944
Email: julie.lewis99@gmail.com
Tel: +592-227-2682 / +
Fax: +592-226-2693