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"The cost of living in Germany varies considerably depending on location and lifestyle. Food, clothing, and entertainment are generally affordable, while transportation and housing can be more expensive. Generally, the cost of living in Germany is below the European average and salaries tend to be higher than in other countries," wrote a member who made the move to Germany.

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"We have 1750,- Euros, with 4 different pensions, one German and 3 English ones. I think in England we would be on the border line. One can live here without any debts on 1000 Euros easily. On a park, where we are, it is very cheap. As we only pay the site fees which are about 3.800,- Euros including Electricity and gas and water is free," explained one expat living in Eifel , Germany.

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