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General Country Information
Capital: Malé
Population: 395,650 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 50,396 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 450,000 (2009)
Internet hosts: 71,700 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.46
World Rank 2005/2006: 72

*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:

Maldivian Association of the Handicapped (MATH) - DPI National Assembly
Mohamed Fazeel
C/o DPI Maldives
Mandhu Learning Center,
Ma BougainVillea, Rahdhebaimagu Male,
20-30 Maldives
Email: fazeel@atollair.com / hamid.nm@mtcc.com.mv
Tel: +960-330-055
Fax: +960-315-245

Maldives Deaf Association
P.O. Box. No. 2048,
Email: maldivesdeafassn@hotmail.com  
Tel: +960-787-6568