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General Country Information
Capital: Tunis
Population: 10,589,025 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.239 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 8.569 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 406 (2009)
Internet users: 2.8 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.41
World Rank 2005/2006: 87

*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 Voix du Sourd de Tunisie
11, rue d' Espagne
1000 Tunis RP
Email: vst@planet.tn
Tel: +216-71-323300     
Fax: +216-71-324354

Union Nationale des Aveugles de Tunisie - DPI National Assembly
Imed Eddine Chaker
21, Blvd. Bab Bénat
1006 Tunis
Email: chaker.unat@planet.tn
Tel: +216-156-5634 / +216-156-5630
Fax: +216-1-566749