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Albania*

General Country Information
Capital: Tirana (Tirane)
Population: 3,659,616 (July2010 est.)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone
- main lines: 316,400 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 3.141 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 14,245 (2009)
Internet users: 471,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006
: 0.37
World Rank 2005/2006: 107

*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 Strategy on People With Disabilities (2006)

http://www.osce.org/albania/40201

Disability Organizations and Contact Information

Albania National Council of Disabled People (NCDPO) - DPI National Assembly
Rr. Nikolla Lena, No. 62
Tirana
Albania
Email:
meritaponi@gmail.com / kkpak.albania@yahoo.com / stafaj@yahoo.com
Tel: +355-4-259-636 / +355-4-271-727
Fax: +355-4-259-611

Albanian Disability Rights Foundation
“Bogdani” St. (former-A.Z.Çajupi) Ap.15, 3rd Floor,
Tirana 00355
Albania
http://www.adrf.org.al
Email: adrf@albmail.com
Tel: +355-4-269426
Fax: +355-4-269426

Albanian National Association of the Deaf
Bulevardi 'Zhan D'ark' Pallati 4
Shkalla 1, Ap 9, PO Box 2401/1
Tirana, NR 198
Albania
Email:
anad@abissnet.com.al
Tel: +355-4-274-208
Fax: +355-4-232-222

Albanian Paraplegic Association
Zhan D'Ark Str P2 Sh 1 A7, Apt 7
Tirana
Albania
Email:
ypanariti@albaniaonline.net
Tel: +355-4-263-287
Fax: +355-4-263-287

Union of the Blind in Albania
President: Sinan TAFAJ
Rruga "Nikolla Lena", Nr. 62
Tirana
Albania
http://www.shvsh.org.al/
Email: sinantafaj@gmail.com
Tel: +355-4-274-1727
Fax: +355-4259-611