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Nicaragua*

General Country Information
Capital: Managua
Population: 5,995,928 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 312,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 3.163 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 88,742 (2009)
Internet users: 185,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.31
World Rank 2005/2006: 122

*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:

Asociación Nacional de Sordos de Nicaragua
III Etapa del Sandy 2
Cuadras Arriba 1 1/2 Cuadra al lago
Managua
Nicaragua
Email: ansnic@ibw.com.ni
Tel: +505-2-277-0666             

Asocia
ción Nicaraguense de Apoyo al Discapacitado
Ciudad Jardn Q-12
Ave. Ponciano Lombillo
Managua
Nicaragua
Tel: +505-2-244-1572 / +505-2-779-0812

Capacitación a Discapacitados de Centroamerica (CADISCA)
Apdo postal #2847
Managua
Nicaragua
Email: cadisca@ibw.com.ni
Tel: +505-2-277-1494             
Fax: +505-2-270-8325

Los Pipitos
Apartado Postal 50
Managua
Nicaragua
http://www.lospipitos.org/
Email: info@lospipitosesteli.org.ni
Fax: +505-2-713-5511

Organización de Ciegos de Nicaragua 
1 cuadra arriba 1 cuadra al sur
Managua
Nicaragua
Email: ocnmt3104@turbonett.com.ni
Tel: +505-2-266-1602             
Fax: +505-2-266-1683

Organización de Revolucionarios Discapacitados (ORD) - DPI National Assembly
Wilber Torrez Morales
Residencial Bolonia Tica Bus 2 al Sur No 912
Managua 3750
Nicaragua
Email: ord_2003@hotmail.com
Tel: +505-222-24926 
Fax: +505-222-224926