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General Country Information
Capital: Asun
Population: 6,375,830 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Constitutional Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 491,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 5.954 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 71,487 (2009)
Internet u
sers: 894,200 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.35
World Rank 2005/2006: 112

*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 de Ciegos del Paraguay
Carrera Saguier 730 c/ Caazapa
Email: acip@rieder.net.py / infoacip@gmail.com
Tel: +595-21-556004
Fax: +595-21-556004

Asociación de Rehabilitación de Impedidos Físicos del Paraguay (ARIFA) - DPI National Assembly
Manuel Nestor Gimenez
Medicos del Chaco 286 y Av. Fernando de la Mora
Email: arifa@rieder.net.py
Tel: +595-21-555-606 / +595-081-133072
Fax: +595-21-505-606

Centro de Sordos del Paraguay
Luis De Gasperi 3194
P.O. Box 244
Email: centrodesordos_paraguay@yahoo.es
Tel: +595-21-557-335  
Fax: +595-21-557-335