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Jul 15, 2018

This Is What $1 Buys You In Food In 23 Different Countries

*grabs my passport and an appetite*

We asked the BuzzFeed Community what foods they can buy in their country for the equivalent of one American dollar. Here are the jaw-dropping results.

1. The Netherlands – a full breakfast, including coffee

2. Hungary – a whole bottle of wine

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3. Italy – one supplì (fried rice ball stuffed with cheese)

4. New Zealand – one Frozen Coke in any size from the Dollar Menu

5. China – two or three Baozi, depending on the fillings

6. Canada – one box of Kraft Dinner

7. Also in Canada – one non-specialty doughnut from Tim Hortons

8. Malaysia – two servings of nasi lemak (a rice dish that's typically served with meat, anchovies, peanuts, and a boiled egg)

9. Denmark – one pack of instant ramen

10. Chile – one Completo Italiano (Chilean-Italian-style hot dog)

11. Malta – one pastizz (a savory pastry)

12. Kenya – one bag of milk (500 mL, or about two cups)

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13. Panama – Hojaldre and chicharrón (puff pastry and fried pork belly)

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"From El Gran Estación, San Miguelito, in Panama City."

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14. Mexico – two kilos of bananas (about 17 average-sized bananas)

15. United Arab Emirates – three ice creams from McDonald's

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16. Romania – four pretzels from a bakery

17. Indonesia – a full meal of chicken porridge, bakso (meatballs), and nasi uduk or mie ayam (chicken noodles) from a food cart

18. Also in Indonesia – 67 pieces of bubble gum

19. France – one baguette

20. Sweden – about seven medium-sized potatoes

21. India – two whole meals at a dhaba (roadside eatery)

22. South Korea – one churro from McDonald's

23. And the United States – one iconic slice of pizza

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