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General Country Information
Capital: Tashkent (Toshkent)
Population: 27,865,738 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.85 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 12.734 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 50,228 (2009)
Internet users: 2.469 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.31
World Rank 2005/2006: 123

*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:

Uzbek Association of the Blind
22, Bobour Street
700100 Tashkent
Email: uzbek_ass_blind@yahoo.com
Tel: +998-712-556559+998-712-556559             
Fax: +998-712-557590

Uzbek Society of the Deaf
Chilanzarskya Str. 15
Tashkent 700115
Email: antafan@mail.ru
Tel/Fax: +998-71-367-2713

Center of Spirituality and Enlightenment of Women and Children with Disabilities of Tashkent City
142 B Babaev St
Email: Zuhra@freenet.uz
Tel: +998-810-998-711+998-810-998-711 / +998-810-998-712+998-810-998-712

Consultative Council of DPOs in Uzbekistan
Contact Person: Oybek Isakov
Designation: Chairperson
Chilanzar District, 6, 48/49 App, 30,
100097 Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Email: rais-2003@mail.ru
Tel: +998-90-1303617 / +998-71-2782745 / +998-90-9189959

KRIDI Club (Club for Integration and Rehabilitation of Children with Special Needs)
248 Buyuk Ipak Yuli
700143 Tashkent
Tel: +998-65-72-06 / +998-65-48-30
E-mail: grenada@kridi.freenet.uz

Youth Social Rehabilitation Center for the Disabled "MILLENNIUM"
Guljakhon Makhmadkulova, Chairperson
Email: m.millennium@mail.ru / guly2002@inbox.ru