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General Country Information
Capital: Algiers
Population: 34,586,184 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Semi-presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 3.314 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 31.871 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 510 (2009)
Internet users: 4.1 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.42
World Rank 2005/2006: 83

*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:

Nationale des Aveugles Algériens (National Organization of the Blind of Algeria)
4 Boulevard Mohammed Khemisti
Centre Algiers, Algiers 16,
Tel: +213-21-634189

National Office of Equipment and Accessories for Handicapped People

09, Bd Victor Hugo
Algiers 16000
Email: dccm@onaaph.dz
Tel: +213-21-719051 / 213-21-719071             
Fax: +213-21-719062

Fédération des Associations des Handicapés Moteurs (FAHM) - DPI National Assembly
Présidente: Melle El Mamri Atika
Benaknoun Alger
Email: atika.elmamri@gmail.com
Tel: +213-21-913670
Fax: +213-21-913108

Fédération Nationale des Sourds d'Algérie F.N.S.A

Siège social: Centre familliale de Ben Aknoun
BP No. 172, El Biar
16003 Algérie,
Email: fnsa_2006@hotmail.com
Tel: +213-21-911629
Fax: +213-21-911710

Panafricaine des Personnes Handicapés - Pan African Federation of the Disabled

Regional Development Office
B.P 1754 Nouakchott, Mauritania
Email: tcamara@mauritel.mr
Mobile: +222-6441646
Fax: +222-525-1674

Handicap International - Algeria
Handicap International UK
27 Broadwall
Email: info@hi-uk.org
Tel: +44-870-7743737
Text Relay: +1800-1-0870-7743737
Fax: +44-870-7743738

Ministere de la Santé et de la Population (Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform

125 Rue Abderrahmane Laala / E - Madania Algiers
Algiers 16000
Tel: +213-21-675315      
Fax: +213-21-653646