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

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These prices were last updated on January 20, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00762 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 68% more expensive than in Zhengzhou (China)

For example, you would need at least 元25,175 (3,306,031 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元15,000 in Zhengzhou.

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