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General Country Information
Capital: Addis Ababa
Population: 88,013,491 (July 2010 )
Form of Government: Federal Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 908,900 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 3.168 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 136 (2009)
Internet users: 360,000 (2008) 

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.10
World Rank 2005/2006: 172

*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 Plan of Action for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (2010-2020)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information: 

Adaptive Technology Center for the Blind
P.O.Box 56938
Addis Ababa
Email: atcb@sympatico.ca / atcb@ethionet.et
Mobile: +251-911-40-65-69
Fax: +251-111-571-778

Development for Persons with Disabilities Association (DPDA)
P.O. Box 12238
Addis Ababa
Tel: +251-123-7648 

Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) 
P.O. Box 1530 Code 1250
Addis Ababa 
Tel: +251-114-165859 / 0116-653916
Fax: +251-114-165849

Ethiopian Federation of People with Disabilities (EFPD) - DPI National Assembly
Mrs Kassahun SAHILU
P.O. Box 18430 
Addis Ababa
Tel: +255-22-64902 / 0744-598031

Ethiopian National Association of the Blind
P.O. Box 30057
Addis Ababa
Tel: +251-1-12-0698
Fax: +251-1-55-5162

Ethiopian National Association of the Deaf (ENAD) 
P.O. Box 21359
Addis Ababa
Tel: +251-11-122-2517
Fax: +251-11-122-2516

Ethiopian Women with Disabilities National Association
P.O. Box 43128
Addis Ababa
Tel: +251-1-011-655-5261 / (251) 0911-4517-17

Felege Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Tel: +251-1-0111-22-67-14

Honour of Self-Reliance
P.O. Box 62267
Addis Ababa, Region 14 
Tel: +251-1-5256-53 / +251-9-6760-84              
Fax: +251-1-5256 / 67