Cost of living in Oakland, California (United States) is 1023% 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 210 prices entered by 31 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 16, 2021. Exchange rate: 1257.840 SYP / USD *
For example, you would need at least 7,332,444 £ ($5,829) in Oakland, California to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 653,000 £ in Damascus.

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