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Burkina Faso*

General Country Information
Capital: Ougadougo
Population: 16,241,811
Form of Government: Semi-presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 144,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 2.553 million (2009)
Internet hosts: 1,951 (2009)
Internet users: 149,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.14
World Rank 2005/2006: 165

*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:

Association Nationale des Deficients Auditifs du Burkina
B.P. 3758
Burkina Faso

Association pour la Rehabilitation des Handicapés du Burkina-Fasois
B.P. 8146
Ougadougou 04
Burkina Faso
Tel: +226-33-2503

Fédération Nationale des Associations des Personnes Handicapées du Burkina Faso - DPI National Assembly
Hien Winkoun Evelyne
B.P. 536
Burkina Faso
Email: febah@fasonet.bf / hwevelyne@yahoo.fr
Tel: +226-50-343386 / +226-70-213536 / +76511529
Fax: +226-50-343386