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It is common in Southeast Asia.
In Europe some of the best and most expensive examples of houseboats can be seen along the canals of Amsterdam. Visitors to Amsterdam can even stay in houseboat hotels. Houseboats are very expensive nowadays in Amsterdam as new moorings are not available. Therefore the 2,400 or so families that live on the inner waters of Amsterdam do not have to worry about a new neighbour just pulling up next to them.
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