|Rank||Country||Telephones - main lines in use|
|68||United Arab Emirates||1,480,000|
|81||Bosnia and Herzegovina||955,900|
|116||Trinidad and Tobago||293,300|
|141||Papua New Guinea||121,200|
|160||Isle of Man||51,000|
|166||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||42,000|
|172||Antigua and Barbuda||35,500|
|183||British Virgin Islands||26,800|
|184||Northern Mariana Islands||25,500|
|190||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||21,700|
|191||Saint Kitts and Nevis||20,600|
|201||Congo, Republic of the||10,000|
|202||Micronesia, Federated States of||8,500|
|204||Sao Tome and Principe||7,700|
|210||Holy See (Vatican City)||5,120|
|213||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||4,800|
|216||Turks and Caicos Islands||3,700|
|217||Wallis and Futuna||3,100|
|222||Central African Republic||2,300|
|223||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||2,000|
|228||Cocos (Keeling) Islands||287|
Definition: This entry gives the total number of main telephone lines in use.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Telephones - main lines in use map
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