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General Country Information
Capital: Ashgabat (Ashkhabad)
Population: 4,940,916 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic / Single-party State

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 495,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 810,000 (2008)
Internet hosts: 755 (2009)
Internet users: 75,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.22
World Rank 2005/2006:139

*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:

Central Athletic Sports Club for the Disabled of Turkmenistan
Contact Person: Annayev Durdymuhammet
Designation: President
744001 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Atamurat Niyazov avenue 245
Email: cfskit@yandex.ru
Tel: +90-993-65504511

Turkmen Society for the Deaf and Blind
Kekilova St. 49
744012 Ashgaba
Email: dbs@untuk.org
Tel: +993-12-342609+993-12-342609             
Fax: +993-12-341916