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General Country Information
Capital: Reykjavík
Population: 308,910 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 187,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile:
342,000 (2008)
Internet hosts:
272,201 (2009)
Internet users: 250,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.74
World Rank 2005/2006: 4

*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:

Flag Heyrnarlausra / Icelandic Association of the Deaf
Suourlandsbraut 24
Reykjavik 108
Email: deaf@deaf.is
Tel: +354-561-3560
TTY: +354-551-3259
Fax: +354-551-3567

Icelandic Organization of the Visually Impaired
Hamrahlid 17
Reykjavik IS 105
Email: khe@blind.is
Tel: +354-525-0000
Fax: +354-525-0001

Organization of Disabled in Iceland (OBI) - DPI National Assembly
Lilja Thorteirstottir
Hatuni 10
Reykjavik IS-105
Email: obi@obi.is / frkvstj@obi.is
Tel: +354-530-6700  
Fax: +354-530-6701