- Cost of Living
- Bulgaria
- Egypt
- Veliko Tarnovo
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 150% | |||
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Food in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 150% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 21 лв (E£ 217) | E£ 61 | + 253% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 10 лв (E£ 103) | E£ 48 | + 116% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4.17 лв (E£ 43) | E£ 25 | + 69% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.79 лв (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 87% | |
12 eggs, large | 3.30 лв (E£ 34) | E£ 11 | + 222% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.66 лв (E£ 27) | E£ 6 | + 337% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 4.35 лв (E£ 45) | E£ 27 | + 66% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.92 лв (E£ 20) | E£ 13 | + 50% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.79 лв (E£ 18) | E£ 3.74 | + 393% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.16 лв (E£ 12) | E£ 9 | + 33% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 9 лв (E£ 94) | E£ 89 | + 6% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2.23 лв (E£ 23) | E£ 9 | + 153% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.75 лв (E£ 8) | E£ 2.71 | + 186% | |
Housing | + 31% | |||
Housing in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 31% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 564 лв (E£ 5,806) | E£ 4,450 | + 30% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 567 лв (E£ 5,839) | E£ 2,577 | + 127% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 181 лв (E£ 1,859) | E£ 218 | + 753% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 325 лв (E£ 3,347) | E£ 2,526 | + 33% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 250 лв (E£ 2,575) | E£ 1,181 | + 118% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 87 лв (E£ 893) | E£ 512 | + 74% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 20 лв (E£ 208) | E£ 443 | - 53% | |
40” flat screen TV | 900 лв (E£ 9,269) | E£ 5,512 | + 68% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 125 лв (E£ 1,287) | E£ 1,699 | - 24% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 11 лв (E£ 115) | E£ 64 | + 81% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 5.00 лв (E£ 51) | E£ 19 | + 175% | |
Clothes | + 43% | |||
Clothes in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 43% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 133 лв (E£ 1,373) | E£ 645 | + 113% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 74 лв (E£ 767) | E£ 599 | + 28% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 150 лв (E£ 1,545) | E£ 1,046 | + 48% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 110 лв (E£ 1,133) | E£ 720 | + 57% | |
Transportation | + 43% | |||
Transportation in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 43% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 40,000 лв (E£ 411,939) | E£ 507,909 | - 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 2.23 лв (E£ 23) | E£ 3.02 | + 661% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 30 лв (E£ 309) | E£ 109 | + 184% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 182% | |||
Personal Care in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 182% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 12 лв (E£ 126) | E£ 24 | + 421% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 35 лв (E£ 360) | E£ 76 | + 374% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 20 лв (E£ 206) | E£ 112 | + 84% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 16 лв (E£ 165) | E£ 30 | + 449% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 5.42 лв (E£ 56) | E£ 30 | + 86% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 7 лв (E£ 75) | E£ 27 | + 176% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.08 лв (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 69% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 2.38 лв (E£ 24) | E£ 12 | + 111% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 8 лв (E£ 79) | E£ 39 | + 101% | |
Entertainment | + 86% | |||
Entertainment in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 86% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 25 лв (E£ 257) | E£ 119 | + 117% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 19 лв (E£ 192) | E£ 73 | + 162% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 22 лв (E£ 227) | E£ 283 | - 20% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 65 лв (E£ 669) | E£ 233 | + 187% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 8 лв (E£ 77) | E£ 52 | + 48% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 3.07 лв (E£ 32) | E£ 24 | + 32% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.00 лв (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | + 6% | |
iPod nano 16GB | - | E£ 2,268 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.38 лв (E£ 3.91) | E£ 0.23 | + 1585% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 25 лв (E£ 257) | E£ 394 | - 35% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.25 лв (E£ 54) | E£ 26 | + 108% | |
TOTAL | + 73% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 378 prices entered by 33 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
10.298
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/
BGN
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Cost of living in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 73% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 24,187
(2,349 лв)
in Veliko Tarnovo
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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