Cost of living in Lugano (Switzerland) is 1014% more expensive than in Damascus (Syria)

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warning This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 27 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 23, 2021. Exchange rate: 1367.455 SYP / CHF *
For example, you would need at least 6,962,517 £ (CHF 5,092) in Lugano to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 625,000 £ in Damascus.

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