Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Alexandria, Egypt

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
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These prices were last updated on October 25, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.00984 EGP / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 96% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)

For example, you would need at least E£ 31,909 (3,241,951 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with E£ 16,250 in Alexandria.

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