Cost of living comparison between Essen, Germany and Athens, Greece

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These prices were last updated on November 29, 2015.

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Cost of living in Essen (Germany) is 30% more expensive than in Athens (Greece)

For example, you would need at least €4,075 in Essen to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with €3,125 in Athens.

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