Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Almaty, Kazakhstan

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TOTAL + 155%
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These prices were last updated on June 22, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.37890 KZT / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 155% more expensive than in Almaty (Kazakhstan)

For example, you would need at least 1,372,620 KZT (3,622,644 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 538,000 KZT in Almaty.

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