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

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These prices were last updated on March 24, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.35042 KZT / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 97% more expensive than in Almaty (Kazakhstan)

For example, you would need at least 614,953 KZT (1,754,892 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 312,500 KZT in Almaty.

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