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Colombia*

General Country Information
Capital: Bogotá
Population: 44,205,293 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 6.82 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 41.365 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 2.217 million (2009)
Internet users: 17.117 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.44
World Rank 2005/2006: 80

*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.

National Disability Action Plan
National Plan of Care for People with Disabilities (1999
2002)
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/21945803/T?tulo-PLAN-NACIONAL-DE-ATENCI?N-A-LAS-PERSONAS-CON/

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Asociación Colombiana de Personas Impedidas (ACPI) - DPI National Assembly
Calle 119 A numero 56-20, localidad 11, Niza Antigua, CP 11002
Bogotá, D.C.
Colombia

Email: herpraco@tutopia.com
Tel: +571-253-0850
Fax: +571-232-0477

Asociación Colombiana de Sordociegos (SURCOE)
Carrera 9 No 97-59
Bogotá D.C.
Colombia
http://www.surcoe.org
Email:
sordoceguera@surcoe.org
Tel: +571-4672976

Asociación Colombiana para el Desarrollo de Personas con Discapacidad (ASCOPAR)
Carrera 16A Nos. 80-25
Bogotá 11001000 Colombia
http://www.ascopar.org
Email:
ascopar@ascopar.org
Tel: +571-2361016
Fax: +571-2361016

Federación Nacional de Sordos de Colombia (FENASCOL)
Carrera 26 A No 39 B-15
Apartedo Aereo
Bogotá D.C. 76825
Colombia
http://www.fenascol.org.co
Email: comunicaciones@fenascol.org.co
Tel: +571-368-9879 / 368-9882
Fax: +571-368-9869

Instituto Nacional para Ciegos (National Institute for the Blind)
Carrera 13 No 34-91
Bogotá D.C.
Colombia
http://www.inci.gov.co
Email: aciudadano@inci.gov.co
Tel: +571-1-384-6666
Fax +571-2329076