- Cost of Living
- Bulgaria
- Egypt
- Veliko Tarnovo
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 117% | |||
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Food in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 117% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 21 лв (E£ 224) | E£ 68 | + 230% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 10 лв (E£ 106) | E£ 60 | + 77% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4.17 лв (E£ 44) | E£ 32 | + 37% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.79 лв (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | + 51% | |
12 eggs, large | 3.30 лв (E£ 35) | E£ 16 | + 113% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.66 лв (E£ 28) | E£ 6 | + 361% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 4.35 лв (E£ 46) | E£ 27 | + 71% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.92 лв (E£ 20) | E£ 15 | + 36% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.79 лв (E£ 19) | E£ 5.21 | + 266% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.16 лв (E£ 12) | E£ 14 | - 11% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 9 лв (E£ 97) | E£ 88 | + 10% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2.23 лв (E£ 24) | E£ 10 | + 147% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.75 лв (E£ 8) | E£ 2.28 | + 252% | |
Housing | + 45% | |||
Housing in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 45% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 564 лв (E£ 5,999) | E£ 4,826 | + 24% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 567 лв (E£ 6,033) | E£ 2,486 | + 143% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 181 лв (E£ 1,921) | E£ 245 | + 683% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 325 лв (E£ 3,458) | E£ 2,488 | + 39% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 250 лв (E£ 2,660) | E£ 1,489 | + 79% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 87 лв (E£ 922) | E£ 238 | + 287% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 20 лв (E£ 215) | E£ 397 | - 46% | |
40” flat screen TV | 900 лв (E£ 9,576) | E£ 6,060 | + 58% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 125 лв (E£ 1,330) | E£ 1,489 | - 11% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 11 лв (E£ 119) | E£ 60 | + 99% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 5.00 лв (E£ 53) | E£ 17 | + 216% | |
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£ 1,419) | E£ 735 | + 93% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 74 лв (E£ 792) | E£ 604 | + 31% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 150 лв (E£ 1,596) | E£ 1,360 | + 17% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 110 лв (E£ 1,170) | E£ 581 | + 101% | |
Transportation | + 82% | |||
Transportation in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 82% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 40,000 лв (E£ 425,609) | E£ 348,808 | + 22% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 2.23 лв (E£ 24) | E£ 3.19 | + 645% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 30 лв (E£ 319) | E£ 123 | + 160% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 229% | |||
Personal Care in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 229% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 12 лв (E£ 130) | E£ 24 | + 438% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 35 лв (E£ 372) | E£ 90 | + 314% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 20 лв (E£ 213) | E£ 98 | + 117% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 16 лв (E£ 170) | E£ 30 | + 467% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 5.42 лв (E£ 58) | E£ 19 | + 205% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 7 лв (E£ 77) | E£ 23 | + 243% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.08 лв (E£ 22) | E£ 13 | + 75% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 2.38 лв (E£ 25) | E£ 12 | + 119% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 8 лв (E£ 82) | E£ 28 | + 194% | |
Entertainment | + 82% | |||
Entertainment in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 82% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 25 лв (E£ 266) | E£ 119 | + 124% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 19 лв (E£ 199) | E£ 80 | + 148% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 22 лв (E£ 234) | E£ 323 | - 28% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 65 лв (E£ 692) | E£ 214 | + 223% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 8 лв (E£ 80) | E£ 52 | + 53% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 3.07 лв (E£ 33) | E£ 24 | + 37% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.00 лв (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | + 9% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.38 лв (E£ 4.04) | E£ 0.23 | + 1634% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 25 лв (E£ 266) | E£ 433 | - 39% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.25 лв (E£ 56) | E£ 26 | + 116% | |
TOTAL | + 85% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 365 prices entered by 34 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
10.640
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/
BGN
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Cost of living in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) is 85% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,769
(2,610 лв)
in Veliko Tarnovo
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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