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Zambia*

General Country Information
Capital: Lusaka
Population: 12,056,923 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 90,600 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 3.539 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 14,951 (2009)
Internet users: 700,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.13
World Rank 2005/2006: 160

*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:

Deaf Women's Network of Zambia
P.O. Box 32785
Lusaka, 10101
Zambia
Tel: +260-1-255-575
Fax: +260-1-226-952

Sign Language Development Centre
Ndola, Copperbelt Province, 10101
Zambia
Email: stellachiti@yahoo.com
Tel: +260-02-621-470 / +260-095-997-124
Fax: +260-02-621-470

Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities 
P.O. Box 50073, Leopards Hill Road
Lusaka 10101
Zambia
Tel: +260-1-264-596
Fax: +260-1-260-128

Zambia Federation of the Disabled - DPI National Assembly
P.O. Box 35295, Plot 5573, Magoye Road
Kalundu, Lusaka
Zambia
Email:
nfor@zafod.org.zm
Tel: +260-1-286529
Fax: +260-1-289534

Zambia National Association of the Deaf
P.O. Box 35821
Lusaka 10101
Zambia
Email: znaddeaf@yahoo.com
Tel: +260-978-06-275
Fax: +260-1-291-657

Zambia National Association of the Physically Handicapped
Kabulonga, 5 Cheeta Road
Lusaka, Zambia
Email: znaph@zamtel.zm
Tel: +260-02-11268088

Zambia Library, Cultural and Skills Center for the Visually Impaired
Plot No 4225, P.O. Box 35583
Chilimbulu Road, Lusaka
Zambia 10101
Email: liblind@zamtel.zm
Tel: +260-1-265-872
Fax: +260-1-265-561