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Chile*

General Country Information
Capital: Santiago
Population: 16,746,491 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 3.526 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 14.797 million (2009)
Internet hosts: 877,817 (2009)
Internet users: 5.456 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.57
World Rank 2005/2006: 41

*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:

Asociación de Sordos de Chile (ASOCH)
Avenida Jose Pedro Alessandri
1251 Nunoa
Santiago
Chile
http://www.asoch.cl
Email:
weitzel_28152@yahoo.es
Fax: +56-2-237-0593

Asociación Nacional de Personas Discapacitadas (ANDI) - DPI National Assembly
Paulina Cavada Molina
Padre Mariano 115 Dpto. 306
Santiago-Providencia
Chile
Email:
pcavada@uchile.cl
Tel: +56-2-235-0163 (H) / +56-2-678-2105 (W)
Fax: +56-2-678-2098

Corporación Ciudadanía Real de Sordos de Chile, CRESOR
Ms. Pamela Molina Toledo (Director of Communications)
Teresa Vial 1191, San Miguel
Santiago
Chile
Email:
cresor_97@yahoo.com
Tel:  +56-96799948
Fax: +56-2-5240151

Instituto de Rehabilitación Infantil de Santiago
Mario Kreutzberger #1531 (ex roses)
Santiago
Chile
http://teleton.cl/
Email: prensa@teleton.cl

Tel: +562-674-9700
Fax: +562-698-5606

Santa Lucia Protector Society of the Blind
Salecianos 1190, San Miguel
Santiago
Chile
Tel: +56-2-518222