What are houses in Vietnam called?

Where do people mostly live in Vietnam?

Vietnam has a population of about 94,349,000 people, 33.6% of them are living in Vietnam’s urban spaces. Vietnam’s biggest cities are Ho Chi Minh City (7.298 million) and Hanoi (3.629 million). However, Haiphong and Da Nang are also attractive locations, with urban populations of 1.075 million and 952,000 respectively.

Is Vietnam a poor country?

Vietnam is now defined as a lower middle income country by the World Bank. Of the total Vietnamese population of 88 million people (2010), 13 million people still live in poverty and many others remain near poor. Poverty reduction is slowing down and inequality increasing with persistent deep pockets of poverty.

Why are houses so narrow in Vietnam?

Secondly, many houses and buildings in Vietnam seem seem to be very tall and narrow. The reason for this is the way people are/were taxed on property – by the width of the front of the building. These buidlings are reffered to as “tube houses” and often include courtyards partway through to improve air flow.

What are the houses like in Vietnam?

City homes are often made with brick, wood and/or tile. A traditional northern Vietnamese house is built with mud or brick walls, a thatched or tile roof, and earthen or concrete floors. Large houses are set around a courtyards and are open-fronted with a sloping red-tile roof supported by heavy wooden pillars.

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What is the average house size in Vietnam?

The result of the 2009 Vietnam population and housing census indicated that rural household size was 3.9 persons, and urban household size was 3.7 persons.

Where do rich live in Vietnam?

And the most prominent and expensive area is District 1, the CBD. While wealthy families often live in other districts, District 1 is still unequivocally the hub for all premium international business amenities, including top hotels, landmark office buildings, and luxury retail.