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Tehran vs Kathmandu
Thr vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Tehran

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Thr
Outside city centre
Ktm
Thr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Thr
Outside city centre
Ktm
Thr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Thr
Outside city centre
Ktm
Thr

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Tehran

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Thr

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Thr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Thr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Thr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Tehran

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Thr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Tehran

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Tehran

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Tehran

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Thr

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Thr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Tehran
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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