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Norway*

General Country Information
Capital: Oslo
Population: 4,676,305 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.928 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 5.287 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 3.198 million (2009)
Internet users: 3.935 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.69
World Rank 2005/2006: 12

*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:

Atlas Alliance
P.O. Box 9218 Gronland
Oslo 0134
Norway
http://www.atlas-alliansen.no
Email: atlas@atlas-alliansen.no
Tel: +47-221746-47
Fax: +47-231635-95

Funksjonshemmedes Fellesorganisasjon (Norwegian Federation of Organizations of Disabled People) - DPI National Assembly
Liv Arum, Sandakerveien 99 Nydalen
Oslo,
0483
Norway
http://www.ffo.no/en-gb/
Email: info@ffo.no
Tel: +47-2279-9100   
Fax: +47-2279-9199

Norges Blindeforbund (Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted)
Postboks 5900 Majorstuen
Oslo
0308
Norway
http://www.blindeforbundet.no
Email:
info@blindeforbundet.no
Tel: +47-2321-5000

Norwegian Association of the Deaf
Norges Döveforbund
Grensen 9
N-0159, Oslo
Norway
http://www.deafnet.no
Email: post@doveforbundet.no
Tel: +47-23063140     
Fax: +47-23310650