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General Country Information
Capital: South Tarawa
Population: 103,500
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
- main lines: 9,000 (2012)
Telephone - mobile: 16,000 (2012)
Internet hosts: 327 (2012)
Internet users: 7,800 (2009)

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

*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

APIDS - Australia Pacific Islands Disability Support
P.O. Box 354
North Melbourne, VIC 3051
Email: sm.baker@unimelb.edu.au

Tel: +3-9326-6859

Association of People with Disabilities in Kiribati
P.O. Box 606
Bikenibeu, Tarawa
Tel: +686-29560+686-29560
Fax: +686-21133

Te Toa Matao
Anderson Causeway
P.O. Box 606
Nanikaai, Kiribati
Email: tetoamatoak@gmail.com
Tel: +686-22679+686-22679