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The Bahamas*

General Country Information
Capital: Nasau
Population: 353,658 (2010 est.)
Form of Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
- main lines: 137,000 (2012)
Telephone - mobile: 254,000 (2012)
Internet hosts: 20,661 (2012)
Internet users: 115,800 (2009)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006
: 0.37
World Rank 2005/2006: 107

*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

Disabled Person's Organization - DPO Bahamas
William Lightbourne
Eaton Road, P.O. Box SS-19011

Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
Email: dpoltd@coralwave.com
Tel: +242-676-2391
Fax: +242-676-2391

Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled
St. 11-A Kipling Bldg,
Grand Bahama, Bahamas
Email: gbdisablecouncil@gmail.com
el: +242-352-7720