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General Country Information
Capital: Windhoek
Population: 2,128,471 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 140,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 1.052 million (2008)
Internet hosts:
17,840 (2009)
Internet users: 113,500 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.35
World Rank 2005/2006: 113

*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
Disability Mainstream Programme (2011 – 2013)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia - DPI National Assembly
P.O. Box 13272
Email: nfpdn@mweb.com.na
Tel/Fax: +264-61-225-717

Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired
P.O. Box 8480, Bachtbrecht

Tel: +264-61-220-835
Fax: +264-61-231-428

Namibian National Association for the Deaf
P.O. Box 21040
Email: nanyenip@yahoo.co.uk
Tel/Fax: +264-61-244811