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General Country Information
Capital: Guatemala
Population: 13,550,440 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.449 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 14.949 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 132,049 (2009)
Internet users: 1.96 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.37
World Rank 2005/2006: 108

*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
Plan of Action on Disability (2008)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Asociación de Sordos de Guatemala (ASORGUA)
2a Calle A 10-44, Zona 10
Apartado Postal No 783
Coban, 01000
Email: asorgua@hotmail.com
Tel: +502-236-24-745
Fax: +502-236-24-745

Asociación Guatemalteca de Espina Bífida (AGEB)
7av. A 4-31 zona 9
Guatemala City
Email: sandovalvic@gmail.com
Tel/Fax: +502-477-3375

ción Guatemalteca de Rehabilitación de Lisiados (AGREL)
6A Avenida Avenue
No 36-01 Zona 11
Guatemala City
Tel: +502-2-4476-2365 / +502-2-4476-7295
Fax: +502-2-44-2067

Association of People with Physical Disabilities from Quetzaltenango
Email: mejia_granja@yahoo.com
Tel: +502-2443-2269

Aguacatan Association of People with Disabilities
Email: asopedi_aguacatan@yahoo.com
Tel: +502-77660-176

Centro Fundabiem Coban AV
Km. 18.5 Carretera Panamericana
Tel: +502-2382-4343

Colectivo Vida Independiente de Guatemala (COVIGUA)
8a calle 7-52 zona 1
01001, Guatemala City
Email: silviaquan@intelnett.com
Tel: +502-232-4207 / +502-515-6447           
Fax: +502-232-4207

Committee in Favor of Blind and Deaf People from Guatemala
Email: der_pineda@hotmail.com
Tel: +502-2382-812
Fax: +502-2382-1812

Coordinadora de Organizaciones de Personas con Discapacidad de Guatemala (COPDIGUA) - DPI National Assembly
1 avenida "B" 2-55 zona 1
Ciudad de Guatemala
Email: copdigua@gmail.com / reynachavarria@gmail.com
Tel: +502-2253-8356 / +502-2384-0489

Foundation de Guatemala for Children with Deaf-Blindness (Funda
ción Guatemalteca para Niños con Sordoceguera Alex)
Tronco 5 Rama 1 Lote 75 El Encinal Zona 7
Email: fundal@infovia-.com.gt
Tel: +502-2434-7823
Fax: 502-24347823

Fraternity of People with Disabilities
Email: Judi2011@yahoo.es
Tel: +502-2433-2962
Fax: +502-614-413-8537