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Iran (Islamic Republic of)*

General Country Information
Capital: Tehran
Population: 67,037,517 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Islamic Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 24.8 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 43 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 45,678 (2009)
Internet users: 23 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.37
World Rank 2005/2006:105

*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:

Iranian National Center for the Deaf
2nd Sadeghieh Square
Sattarkhan Ave No. 219
Tehran 14736
Email: sedaye_nashenava@yahoo.com
Tel: +98-21-421-0442
Fax: +98-21-421-0442

State Welfare Organization
P.O. Box 11365/9187
Fayazbakhsh Street
Email: mahdi.kazemian@hotmail.com
Tel: +98-21-8832-4959
Fax: +98-21-8832-4959