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Argentina*

General Country Information
Capital: Buenos Aires
Population: 41,343,201 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Federal Representaive Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 9.631 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 46.509 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 4.906 million (2009)
Internet users: 11.212 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.51
World Rank 2005/2006: 54

*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.

National Disability Action Plan
National Accessibility Plan (2007)
http://www.cndisc.gov.ar/doc_publicar/access/plan_accesibilidad.pdf

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

ASAC (Asociación de Ayuda al Ciego)
584 Venezuela 584
Buenos Aires, 1095
Argentina
http://asac.org.ar
Email:
contacto@asac.org.ar
Tel: +54-011-4331-5256
Fax: +54-011-4331-7469

Asociación Argentina de Distrofia Retinales
Maipú 898
1646 San Fernando
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Email:
topgeorge@hotmail.com
Tel: +54-1-744-15-91
Fax: +54-1-744-14-00

Biblioteca Argentina para Ciegos (Argentine Library for the Blind)
Lezica 3909, Buenos Aires 1202
Capital Federal, Argentina
http://www.bac.org.ar
Email: bac@bac.org.ar
Tel: +54-11-4981-0137
Fax: +54-1-981-7710

Confederación Argentina de Sordomudos
Yerbal 176 (C1405CDD) Capital Federal
Argentina
http://www.cas.org.ar
Email: info@cas.org.ar
Tel: +54-11-4901-3446

Ente Naciónal Coordinador de Instituciones de Discapacitados - DPI National Assembly
Enrique Sarfati
Rosario del Tala No. 298
Paraná - Entre Ríos
Argentina
Email:
essarfati@hotmail.com
Tel: +54-343-4314348 / +54-3458-420236
Fax: +54-3458-420247

Federación Argentina de Instituciones de Ciegos y Amblíopes (Argentine Federation of Blind Institutions) (FAICA)
Sarmiento 1136, First Floor.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
http://www.faica.org.ar
Email: info@faica.org.ar
Tel: +54-11-4381-9016
Fax: +54-11-4381-9016