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General Country Information
Capital: Nouakchott
Population: 3,069,000 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Islamic Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 71,600 (2010)
Telephone - mobile: 2.745 million (2010)
Internet hosts: 217 (2009)
Internet users: 75,000 (2009)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.17
World Rank 2005/2006
: 154

*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
Mauritanienne pour la Promotion des Handicapés Mentaux
BP 6894 -
Email: amphmorg@yahoo.fr    
Tel/Fax: +222-525-4868
Cell: +222-641-5560

Union des Associations des Personnes Handicapees du Magreb Arabe
Maham Babou El Kotob
B.P. 1754
Email: mbelkotob@yahoo.fr
Tel: +222-644-0463
Fax: +222-525-1674

Fédération Mauritanienne des Associations Nationales des Personnes Handicapées (FEMANPH) -
DPI National Assembly
Mr. Lehbouss Ould El Id
B.P. 128
Email: lehbousselid@yahoo.fr
Tel: +222-642-1027