|Rank||Country||Telephones - main lines in use|
|59||United Arab Emirates||1,967,000|
|81||Bosnia and Herzegovina||878,000|
|118||Trinidad and Tobago||287,000|
|139||Papua New Guinea||139,000|
|160||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||58,200|
|173||Antigua and Barbuda||35,000|
|185||Saint Kitts and Nevis||20,000|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||19,400|
|195||Congo, Republic of the||14,900|
|198||British Virgin Islands||12,268|
|201||Micronesia, Federated States of||8,400|
|203||Sao Tome and Principe||8,000|
|208||Central African Republic||5,600|
|210||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||4,800|
|217||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||1,980|
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, 2014See also: Telephones - main lines in use map
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