Cost of living in Taiyuan (China) is about the same as in Zanzibar (Tanzania)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 52 prices entered by 10 different people.
For example, you would need at least 3,475,704 Shilling (元10,306) in Taiyuan to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 3,370,000 Shilling in Zanzibar.