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Libya 

General Country Information
Capital: Tripoli (Tarabulus)
Population: 6,461,454 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Provisional: National Transitional Council

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.033 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 4.828 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 11,751 (2009)
Internet users: 323,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.36
World Rank 2005/2006: 109

*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:

Altahady Association for the Handicapped
P.O. Box 91039
Trípoli
Libya
Email: altahadey@hotmail.com
Tel: +218-2263-0204        
Fax: +218-2263-0208   

General Union for Associations Working in Field of Disabled - DPI National Assembly
Prof Said Rhooma Giam, New S. G,
P.O.Box: 80085
Tripoli
Libya
Email:
elfaitouri@yahoo.com
Tel: +218-91-378-5415   
Fax: +218-2134-039-68

Libyan Association of the Blind
P.O. Box 583
Benghazi
Libya
Email: afbb@lttnet.net
Tel: +218-61-909-5666 / +218-90-900404
Fax: +218-61-909-5831

Libyan General Federation of Deaf Societies
P.O. Box 2231
Tripoli
Libya
Fax: +218-21-3340040

Libyan Handicapped Society
Trípoli
Libya
Tel: +218-2134-03305   
Fax: +218 2134-03306

Noor Society of the Blind
P.O. Box 3770
Tripoli
Libya
Tel: +218-21-483-3583/2
Fax: +218-21-483-3581

Trípolis Club for Handicapped People
14, Street Al Gassi
Aldaba Al Khadra
Trípoli
Libya
Tel: +218-9121-43204