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General Country Information
Capital: Kuwait City
Population: 2,695,316
Form of Government: Unitary Hereditary Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
- main lines: 510,000 (2012)
Telephone - mobile: 5.526 million (2012)
Internet hosts: 2,771 (2012)
Internet users: 1.1 million (2009)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006
: 0.50
World Rank 2005/2006: 60

*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

Training Gates
Panasonic Tower, Floor 9, Office 29
Qibla, Kuwait
Email: info@tg-i.com
Tel: +965-2245-4002
Fax: +965-2245-4001

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
PO Box 24885
Safat 13109

Email: special_needs@kisr.edu.kw
Tel: +955-483-6625
Fax: +955-483-6603