Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Zurich, Switzerland

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These prices were last updated on February 26, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00767 CHF / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 294% more expensive than in Zurich (Switzerland)

For example, you would need at least CHF 61,537 (8,019,498 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with CHF 15,625 in Zurich.

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