Cologne vs Isfahan - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Isfahan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$605
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1673
🏠 One person rent
$800
$315
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$802
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$147
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$52
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$258
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
91
65
😀 Quality of life
95
51
🏙️ Population
1.08M
1.96M

The cost of living in Cologne is 148% more expensive than in Isfahan. Cities ranked 2657th and 7424th ($1502 vs $605) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 83rd in Germany and Iran, respectively. Check Germany vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.4 months in Isfahan. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Isfahan ranked 5th in Iran, while ranked 15th and 6105th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Isfahan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$3.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$0.9
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$1.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$255
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$1071
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$672
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$20.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$31
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$19.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
20.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$2915
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$839
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$20.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$4.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$0.67
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$1.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$2.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$2.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$5.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$0.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$1.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$4.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$25.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$3.54
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$30.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$6.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$30.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$160
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$72.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$1458

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9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470

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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.3 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
27 km or 17 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
28 km or 18 mi Najafabad
$551
73 km or 45 mi Shahreza
$660
83 km or 52 mi Shahr-e Kord
$624
150 km or 93 mi Kashan
$600
191 km or 119 mi Izeh
$657
220 km or 137 mi Yasuj
$611
234 km or 146 mi Qom
$993
236 km or 147 mi Masjed Soleyman
$623
243 km or 151 mi Arak
$567
259 km or 161 mi Dorud
$658
265 km or 165 mi Behbahan
$660
267 km or 166 mi Yazd
$809
272 km or 169 mi Shushtar
$659
291 km or 181 mi Saveh
$666
292 km or 181 mi Varamin
$838
305 km or 189 mi Borujerd
$631
307 km or 191 mi Dezful
$569
311 km or 193 mi Qarchak
$665
312 km or 194 mi Andimeshk
$580
315 km or 196 mi Pakdasht
$667
319 km or 198 mi Ahvaz
$490
320 km or 199 mi Robat Karim
$657
322 km or 200 mi Malayer
$412
322 km or 200 mi Khorramabad
$639
324 km or 201 mi Eslamshahr
$588
326 km or 203 mi Marvdasht
$659
328 km or 204 mi Nasimshahr
$665
328 km or 204 mi Ray
$667
329 km or 205 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
337 km or 209 mi Kazerun
$656
340 km or 211 mi Shahriar
$669
341 km or 212 mi Tehran
$839
342 km or 212 mi Malard
$670
344 km or 214 mi Pardis
$659
345 km or 215 mi Andisheh
$657
346 km or 215 mi Qods
$668
348 km or 216 mi Shiraz
$724
348 km or 216 mi Fardis
$663