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Kathmandu vs Tehran
Ktm vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Ktm
Outside city centre
Thr
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Ktm
Outside city centre
Thr
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Ktm
Outside city centre
Thr
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Tehran
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Ktm

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Thr
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Thr
Ktm
White bread 500g
Thr
Ktm
Eggs 12
Thr
Ktm
White rice 1kg
Thr
Ktm

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Thr
Ktm
Beef round 1kg
Thr
Ktm
Local cheese 1kg
Thr
Ktm

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Ktm

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Thr
Ktm

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Thr
Ktm
1 pair men's leather shoes
Thr
Ktm

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth