Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Zhengzhou, China

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TOTAL 70%
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These prices were last updated on December 07, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.00764 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 70% more expensive than in Zhengzhou (China)

For example, you would need at least 元27,615 (3,612,931 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元16,250 in Zhengzhou.

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