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Netherlands

General Country Information
Capital: Amsterdam
Population: 16,783,092 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Democracy / Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 7.324 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 19.927 million (2005)
Internet hosts:
 12.388 million (2009)
Internet users: 14.273 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.71
World Rank 2005/2006: 6

*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:

Dovenschap
Postbus 197
Houten, 3990 DD
Netherlands
http://www.dovenschap.nl
Email: info@dovenschap.nl
Tel: +31-30-297-0800
TTY: +31-31-30-261-7677   
Fax: +31-30-261-6689

Dutch Council of the Chronically-Ill and the Disabled
Piet van Dommelenhuis
Churchillaan 11
Utrecht
Netherlands
http://www.cg-raad.nl
Email: bureau@cg-raad.nl
Tel: +31-30-291-6600
Fax: +31-30-297-0111

Handicap Studie
Expertisecentrum handicap + studie
Postbus 1585
5200 BP 's Hertogenbosch
Netherlands
http://www.handicap-studie.nl/home.aspx
Email: algemeen@handicap-studie.nl
Tel: +31-030–275-3300

Kantel Konsult
Watermolen 27
3481AZ, Harmelen 
Netherlands
Email: yolan@kantel.nl
Tel: +31-34-8344-6941
Fax: +31-34-8344-6971