Cost of living in Damascus, Syria vs Istanbul, Turkey

WARNING! WARNING! Damascus has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Damascus.
TOTAL - 28%
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 2,699 prices entered by 364 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 29, 2020. Exchange rate: 0.01615 TRY / SYP *

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Cost of living in Damascus (Syria) is 28% cheaper than in Istanbul (Turkey)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require 12,000TL in Istanbul you would need to make just about 8,663TL (536,435 £) in Damascus.

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