Cost of living in Damascus, Syria compared to Alexandria, Egypt

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These prices were last updated on January 18, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.03670 EGP / SYP *

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Cost of living in Damascus (Syria) is 65% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)

For example, you would need at least E£ 25,748 (701,496 £) in Damascus to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with E£ 15,625 in Alexandria.

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