Cost of living comparison between Thimphu, Bhutan and Alor Star, Malaysia

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These prices were last updated on September 29, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.06215 MYR / BTN

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Cost of living in Thimphu (Bhutan) is about the same as in Alor Star (Malaysia)

For example, you would need at least RM3,889 (62,566 Ngultrum) in Thimphu to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,750 in Alor Star.

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