Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Abu Ghraib, Iraq

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
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These prices were last updated on October 21, 2016. Exchange rate: 1.297 IQD / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 38% cheaper than in Abu Ghraib (Iraq)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require 11,718,750 Dinar in Abu Ghraib you would need to make just about 7,322,450 Dinar (5,647,134 ₩) in Pyongyang.

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