Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Amol, Iran

warning WARNING! Amol and Pyongyang have artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Amol or the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
warning WARNING!  This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 45 prices entered by 8 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 25, 2016. Exchange rate: 35.208 IRR / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 70% more expensive than in Amol (Iran)

For example, you would need at least ﷼ 16,637,502 (472,552 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ﷼ 9,765,625 in Amol.

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