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

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TOTAL + 44%
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These prices were last updated on March 22, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00702 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 44% more expensive than in Zhenjiang (China)

For example, you would need at least 元12,653 (1,801,783 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元8,800 in Zhenjiang.

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