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Greece*

General Country Information
Capital: Athens
Population: 10,706,290 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 5.975 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 13.799 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 2.342 million (2009)
Internet users: 4.253 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.53
World Rank 2005/2006: 49

*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:

Disability NOW
3 Septevriou 30
Thessaloniki, 54636
Greece
http://www.disabled.gr
Tel: +30-31-021-1915
Fax: +30-31-096-8178

Hellenic Federation of the Deaf (HFD)
El. Venizelou 236
Ilioupoli, 16341
Greece
http://www.omke.gr
Email: hfd@otenet.gr
Tel: +30-210-5233950     
Fax: +30-210-5233968

Hellenic Society for Disabled Children (ELEPAP)
16 Kononos Street
Pangrati, Athens 11634
Greece
http://www.elepap.gr
Email: elepap@otenet.gr
Tel: +30-1-725-1121
Fax: +30-1-722-8380

Panhellenic Association of the Blind (PAB)
31 Veranzerou Street
Atheens, 104 32
Greece
http://www.pst.gr
Email: pab@otenet.gr
Tel: +30-210-5245001               

Paraplegics Association of Greece - DPI National Assembly
Mr Biglas Athanasios
37-39 Othonos Stathatou Str
Athens 11145
Greece
http://www.paspa.gr
Email: parapleg@otenet.gr
Tel: +301-8312740
Fax: +301-8310344

Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children
5 Tsoha Street
Athens 115-2
Greece
Tel: +30-1-64-278-569
Fax: +30-1-64-226-337