Cost of living in Santa Cruz, California (United States) is 185% more expensive than in Ahvaz (Iran)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 574 prices entered by 46 different people.
For example, you would need at least ﷼ 133,641,588 ($3,176) in Santa Cruz, California to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ﷼ 46,900,000 in Ahvaz.