Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Ahvaz, Iran

warning WARNING! Ahvaz and Pyongyang have artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Ahvaz or the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
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These prices were last updated on October 21, 2016. Exchange rate: 35.148 IRR / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 81% more expensive than in Ahvaz (Iran)

For example, you would need at least ﷼ 88,213,868 (2,509,799 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ﷼ 48,828,125 in Ahvaz.

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