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General Country Information
Capital: Victoria
Population: 88,340 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 23,200 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 85,300 (2008)
Internet hosts:
324 (2009)
Internet users: 32,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.48
World Rank 2005/2006: 62

*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:

Rehabilitation Centre - Victoria Seychelles
P.O. Box 52 / P.O. Box 60
Victoria Curtin, A.C.T. 2605
Mahe Island
Tel: +248-424-1056
Fax: +248-424-1230

Seychelles Disabled People Association - DPI National Assembly
Marguerita Dorina ARISSOL
P.O.Box 445 Victoria
Email: lungos@seychelles.net
Tel: +248-224644  
Fax: +248-224500

Seychelles Disabled Peoples' Organization (SDPO)
P.O. Box 370
Victoria, Mahe Island
Email: dasavy@intelvision.net
Tel: +248-2255985 / +248-511948
Fax: +248-323300

Seychelles Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 1401
Victoria, Mahe Island
Email: seychellesublind@hotmail.com
Tel: +248-572-588 / 510-229