Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Alexandria, Egypt

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TOTAL + 175%
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These prices were last updated on August 16, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.01970 EGP / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 175% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)

For example, you would need at least E£ 33,052 (1,677,781 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with E£ 12,000 in Alexandria.

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