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 24, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00408 AED / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is about the same as in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

For example, you would need at least Dirham 77,297 (18,943,807 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with Dirham 75,000 in Abu Dhabi.

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