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General Country Information
Capital: Antananarivo
Population: 21,271,844 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 164,900 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 4.835 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 27,807 (2009)
Internet users: 316,100 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.12
World Rank 2005/2006: 167

*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:

Association des Aveugles de Madagascar
B.P. 8011, Lot IPJ 18 Ambonisoa Itaosy
Antananarivo 102
Email: sealtana@moov.mg
Tel: +261-20-2260071+261-20-2260071
Fax: +261-20-2233902

Centre National de le Formation Professionnelle des Personnes Handicapées (CNFPPH)
Gateway 106, 1st Floor Building
Ampefiloha – Antananarivo, 101
Tel: +261-03204-026-25

Collectif des Organisations des Personnes Handicapées (COPH) - DPI National Assembly
Mrs Ralphine Razaka
B.P. 743
Email: ralphiner@yahoo.com
Tel: +261-20-2261802+261-20-2261802   

Federation of the Deaf in Madagascar (FMM)
Lot 1053, cité 67 Ha Nord-Quest
B.P. 13030
Antananarivo 101
Email: f.m.m@moov.mg
TTY: +261-24-241-54

Fikambanan'ny Jamba Malagasy (Association of the Malagasy Blind)
P.O. Box 311
Antsirabe 110
Tel: +261-487-23

Lions Sight First Madagascar
Lot IBF 34 A Antsahavola B.P. 3613
101 Antananarivo
Email: lsfm@moov.mg
Tel: +261-20-22-312-69+261-20-22-312-69
Fax: +261-20-22-312-55

SOS Madagascar

Union Nationale des Associations des Handicapées de Madagascar (UNAHM)
BP 743
Tel: +261-22-340-05