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Switzerland*

General Country Information
Capital: Bern
Population: 
8,014,000 (2012 estimate)
Form of Government: Federal Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 4.382 million (2012) 
Telephone - mobile: 10.46 million (2012)
Internet hosts: 5.301 million (2012)
Internet users:
6.152 million (2009)

Country Ranking:
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.69
World Rank 2005/2006: 16

*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:

AGILE - Behinderten Selbsthilfe Schweiz
Barabara Marti
Effingerstrasse 55, 3008
Bern
Switzerland
Website: http://www.agile.ch  
Email: barbara.marti@agile.ch
Tel: +41-31-3903939
Fax: +41-31-3903935

Zentrum fur Selbstbestimmtes Leben
Eva Schulthess
Röntgenstrasse 32
8005 Zürich
Email: zuerich@zslschweiz.ch; eschulthess@zslschweiz.ch
Tel: +41-44-2728000
Fax: +41-44-2728002

Assistenzbüro Abü
c/o Image Factory AG
Dufourstrasse 28
2502 Biel/Bienne
Switzerland
Email: info@assistenzbuero.ch
Tel: +41-32-3254466
Fax: +41-32-3254467

AGILE.CH Die Organisationen von Menschen mit Behinderung
Suzanne Auer
Effingerstrasse 55
CH-3008 Bern
Switzerland
Email: info@agile.ch; suzanne.auer@agile.ch
Tel: +41-31-3903939
Fax: +41-31-3903935

Pro Infirmis
Feldeggstrasse 71
P.O. Box 1332
8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel: +41-058-775-2000
http://www.proinfirmis.ch
Email: contact@proinfirmis.ch