Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Almaty, Kazakhstan

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TOTAL 109%
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These prices were last updated on October 21, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.36844 KZT / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 109% more expensive than in Almaty (Kazakhstan)

For example, you would need at least 980,689 KZT (2,661,700 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 468,750 KZT in Almaty.

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