Cost of living in Santa Cruz, California (United States) is 139% 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 395 prices entered by 39 different people.
For example, you would need at least ﷼ 106,356,891 ($3,019) in Santa Cruz, California to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ﷼ 44,500,000 in Ahvaz.