Cairo vs Urfa - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Urfa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$246
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$683
🏠 One person rent
$172
$83.6
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$168
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$83.8
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$43.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$443
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
81
22
😀 Quality of life
61
45
🏙️ Population
9.29M
1.99M

The cost of living in Cairo is 92% more expensive than in Urfa. Cities ranked 8507th and 9265th ($473 vs $246) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 123rd in Egypt and Turkey, respectively. Check Egypt vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.8 months in Urfa. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Urfa ranked 25th in Turkey, while ranked 4905th and 6565th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Urfa

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Cairo Urfa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$0.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$5.77
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$2.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$0.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$81
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$56
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$157
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$134
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$12.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$19.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$9.88
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
19.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$879
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$576
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$3.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$0.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$2.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$1.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$5.79
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$0.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$0.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$0.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$0.86
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$5.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$1.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$1.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$1.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$0.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$0.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$10.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$1.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$3.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$12.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$54.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$148
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$3172

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Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Giza
$413
8.1 km or 5 mi Shubra El Kheima
$380
26 km or 16 mi Helwan
$374
46 km or 28 mi Benha
$340
60 km or 37 mi Shibin El Kom
$354
62 km or 39 mi Zagazig
$367
84 km or 52 mi Tanta
$341
93 km or 58 mi Faiyum
$366
101 km or 63 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
111 km or 69 mi Beni Suef
$263
111 km or 69 mi Mansoura
$377
115 km or 71 mi Ismailia
$324
125 km or 78 mi Suez
$316
133 km or 83 mi Damanhur
$348
161 km or 100 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$365
161 km or 100 mi Damietta
$371
166 km or 103 mi Port Said
$471
179 km or 111 mi Alexandria
$408
224 km or 139 mi Minya
$364
319 km or 198 mi Asyut
$395
347 km or 216 mi Gaza
$671
351 km or 218 mi Ofakim
$1642
354 km or 220 mi Netivot
$1650
360 km or 223 mi Sderot
$1648
361 km or 224 mi Dahab
$468
362 km or 225 mi Eilat
$1616
365 km or 226 mi Ashkelon
$1599
366 km or 227 mi Beersheba
$1541
367 km or 228 mi Rahat
$1653
368 km or 229 mi Aqaba
$926
379 km or 235 mi Ashdod
$1655
379 km or 235 mi Kiryat Gat
$1611
380 km or 236 mi Dimona
$1641
381 km or 236 mi El Gouna
$360
383 km or 238 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1652
384 km or 239 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
390 km or 242 mi Yavne
$1646
391 km or 243 mi Sohag
$344
396 km or 246 mi Dura
$800
397 km or 246 mi Rehovot
$1739

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Distance City Cost of living
47 km or 29 mi Akcakale
$319
81 km or 51 mi Adiyaman
$294
87 km or 54 mi Viransehir
$323
90 km or 56 mi Nizip
$319
117 km or 73 mi Ceylanpinar
$317
125 km or 78 mi Gaziantep
$436
133 km or 82 mi Derik
$319
136 km or 84 mi Raqqa
$520
139 km or 86 mi Malatya
$266
152 km or 95 mi Diyarbakir
$272
157 km or 97 mi Cinar
$319
157 km or 97 mi Kilis
$319
170 km or 106 mi Kahramanmaras
$298
172 km or 107 mi Elazig
$292
173 km or 108 mi Mardin
$266
181 km or 113 mi Aleppo
$445
188 km or 117 mi Al-Hasakah
$463
192 km or 119 mi Islahiye
$319
205 km or 127 mi Hassa
$318
215 km or 134 mi Nusaybin
$318
215 km or 134 mi Qamishli
$460
222 km or 138 mi Reyhanli
$318
222 km or 138 mi Batman
$261
226 km or 140 mi Osmaniye
$269
236 km or 147 mi Idlib
$467
237 km or 147 mi Deir ez-Zor
$470
240 km or 149 mi Kadirli
$318
244 km or 151 mi Bingol
$320
252 km or 156 mi Iskenderun
$368
259 km or 161 mi Antakya
$399
264 km or 164 mi Ceyhan
$321
265 km or 165 mi Kozan
$319
278 km or 173 mi Samandag
$320
288 km or 179 mi Siirt
$313
290 km or 180 mi Sinjar
$614
290 km or 180 mi Hama
$481
294 km or 183 mi Erzincan
$287
294 km or 183 mi Mus
$320
302 km or 188 mi Cizre
$320
308 km or 191 mi Adana
$192