Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea vs Zhengzhou, China

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TOTAL + 118%
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These prices were last updated on December 11, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00767 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 118% more expensive than in Zhengzhou (China)

For example, you would need at least 26,114元 (3,403,990 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 12,000元 in Zhengzhou.

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