Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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These prices were last updated on March 21, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00408 AED / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 5% more expensive than in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

For example, you would need at least Dirham 40,805 (9,999,852 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with Dirham 39,000 in Abu Dhabi.

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