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General Country Information
Capital: Maputo
Population: 22,061,451 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 78,300 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 4.405 million (2008)
Internet hosts:
21,388 (2009)
Internet users: 350,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.12
World Rank 2005/2006: 168

*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 Plan of Action for the Area of Disability (2006 – 2010)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Associação dos Cegos e Amblíopes de Moçambique (Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted of Mozambique)
Rua Frei João dos Santos nº237
C.P.864, Beira
Email: acamo.beira@tdm.co.mz / acamo.beira@teledata.mz

Tel: +258-23-323502

Association of the Deaf in Mozambique (ASUMO)
P.O. Box 4441
Email: asumo_map@yahoo.com.br
Fax: +258-1-211-054

Forum das Associaçöes Moçambicenas dos deficientes (FAMOD) - DPI National Assembly
CP 4441, Rua dos Pioneiros,
No. 415 - A, 1st Floor,
Bairro do Aeroporto, Celula B-Quarteirao
Email: rmoresse@yahoo.com.br / famodmoz@gmail.com
Fax: +258-21-495163