Cost of living in İzmit (Turkey) is about the same as in Alexandria (Egypt)
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 199 prices entered by 16 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require E£ 17,000 in Alexandria you would need to make just about E£ 16,647 (4,970TL) in İzmit.