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Bulgaria*

General Country Information
Capital: Sofia
Population: 7,148,785 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Democracy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 2.258 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 10.633 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 706,648 (2009)
Internet users: 2.647 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.54
World Rank 2005/2006: 47

*
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 Strategy for Equal Opportunities for Disabled People (2008
2015)
http://ec.europa.eu/ewsi/en/resources/detail.cfm?ID_ITEMS=7521

» Country Statement by Bulgaria at the 8th United Nations Conference of States Parties | Download

» Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Bulgarian Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
1000 Sofia, 10 Lavele Str. ap. 16

http://bapid.com/home_en.html

Email: bapid@bapid.com
Tel: +359-2-4174419+359-2-4174419
Fax: +359-2-4160956

Center for Independent Living - Sofia
60 Ekzarh Yosif Str.
1000
Sofia
Bulgaria
http://www.cil.bg/en

Email: cil@cil.bg
Tel: +359-2-983-2515+359-2-983-2515

Ministry of Health National Center of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
C/o Soc for Physical Therapy & Rehab
Ovcha Kupel 2-v Boulevard
1618 Sofia
Bulgaria
Tel: +359-2-562-824
Fax: +359-2-553-023

Union of the Blind of Bulgaria
Ul Naicho 172
1309 Sofia
Bulgaria
http://www.euroblind.org/about-ebu/ebu-membership/nr/19

Email: ssb.sofia@abv.bg

Tel: +359-2-812-7015+359-2-812-7015 / 7016
Fax: 359-2-812-7049

Union of the Deaf in Bulgaria
12-14 Denkooglu Street
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria
http://www.sgbbg.com
Email: sgb.cs@ibn.bg
Tel: +359-2-981-9807+359-2-981-9807
Fax: +359-2-980-1696

Union of Disabled People in Bulgaria - DPI National Assembly
Krassimir Kotzev
8 Hristo Belchev Str
BG 1000 Sofia
Bulgaria
Email:
udpb@abv.bg
Tel: +359-2-986-7070+359-2-986-7070
Fax: +359-2-986-3986