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Croatia*

General Country Information
Capital: Zagreb
Population: 4,486,881 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.851 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 5.929 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 1.23 million (2009)
Internet users: 1.88 million (2008 million)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.53
World Rank 2005/2006: 48

*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 for Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities 2007 – 2015
http://www.mobms.hr/media/19636/nacionalna%20strategija%20eng.pdf

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Croatian Association of Long Cane Friends (HOMER)
Strossmayerova 8/2
Rijeka
Croatia
Tel: +385-137-098

Croatian Association of the Blind
Draskoviceva 80
P.O. Box 736, Zagreb 10000
Croatia
http://www.savez-slijepih.hr
Email: hrvatski@savez-slijepih.hr
Tel: +385-1-481-2501
Fax: +385-1-481-2507

Union of Muscular Dystrophy Societies of Croatia
Nova Ves 44
Zagreb
10000
Croatia
Email:
marija.sostarko@zg.tel.hr
Tel: +385-1-466-6849
Fax: +385-1-466-6849

Croatian Union of Physically Disabled Persons' Associations (Hrvatski Savez Udruga Tjelesnih Invalida) (CUPDPA) - DPI National Assembly
Marica Miric
Savska cesta 3, 10 000
Zagreb, Croatia
http://www.soih.hr
Email: soih@zg.t-com.hr
Tel: +385-148-29394
Fax: +385-148-12-551