Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Zhengzhou, China

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TOTAL + 836%
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These prices were last updated on February 22, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.05208 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 836% more expensive than in Zhengzhou (China)

For example, you would need at least 元152,098 (2,920,743 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元16,250 in Zhengzhou.

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