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Swaziland

General Country Information
Capital: Mbabane (admnistrative)
Population: 1,354,051 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Absolute Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 44,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 457,000 (2008)
Internet hosts: 2,609 (2009)
Internet users: 482,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.30
World Rank 2005/2006: 116

*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:

Federation of the Disabled in Swaziland - DPI National Assembly
Makhosini Makhubu
P.O. Box 5042
Mbabane
Swaziland
Email: makhosinip@hotmail.com / bhekijele2010@gmail.com
Tel: +268-40-47731    
Fax: +268-40-44719

Swaziland National Association of the Deaf
P.O. Box 3622
Mbabane H100
Swaziland

Email: makhosinip@hotmail.com
Tel: +268-404-5181
Fax: +268-404-4179

Parents of Children with Disabilities in Swaziland (PCDSWA)
P.O. Box 1006
Mbabane
Swaziland
Email: bhembeg@gov.sz
Tel: +268-437-1945             
Fax: +268-625-1822             

Swaziland Association of the Visually Impaired
P.O. Box 6055
Mbabane H100
Swaziland
Email: joshuasimelane@yahoo.com
Tel: +268-408-2000
Fax: +268-404-3456

Swaziland National Association of the Physically Disabled Persons (SNAPDP)
P.O. Box 2282
Mbabane
Swaziland
Tel: +268-404-2880
Fax: +268-404-4719