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Azerbaijan*

General Country Information
Capital:
Baku
Population: 8,676,000 (July 2008)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone- main lines: 1.189 million (2006)
Telephone- mobile: 3.324 million (2006)
Internet hosts: 3.067 (2007)
Internet users: 829.100 (2006)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006:
0.38
World Rank 2005/2006: 101*

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 Telecommunications 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:

Azerbaijan Deaf Society
61 Nizami Street
28028, Baku
370005
Azerbaijan
Tel: +994-12-952-883 / +994-12-952-880
Fax: +994-12-989-872

Azerbaijani Society of Disabled Women
6-ci mikrorayon, proyezd 1410, blok 3215
Baku Azerbaijan
Contact Person: Yelena Taranova
Tel: +994-12-684819 / +994-12-947036 / +994-12-690300

For International Cooperation of Disabled People of Azerbaijan - DPI National Assembly
Davud Rahimov
Ahmad Cavad 7a St,
Baku AZ 1138
Azerbaijan
http://www.udpo.az/
Email: davudrehimli@gmail.com
Tel: +994-12-434-4836 / +994-12-434-4836 / +994-50-371-0302 / +994-50-371-0302
Fax: +994-12-4349-329

LOTOS Disability Awareness and Learning Center (LOTOS DALC)
Baku-AZ1009, 66 A. Husseinzadeh Street,
Azerbaijan
Email: lotos@bakinter.net
Tel: +994-12-4944124+994-12-4944124
Fax: +994-12-4991776

The Society “DISABLED WOMEN” (DWSA) of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Emai: office.dwsa@gmail.com
Tel: +994-12-4344836
Fax: +994-12-4349329