Bangladesh is a pretty small country, about the same size as Tunisia, Nepal or Greece. But it is home to over 160 million people, nearly four times the three of them combined. That makes it the most densely populated country in the world, save a few tiny islands and city-states.
Life therefore seems to take place in a particularly concentrated, intense way. There is no space that is not occupied by people and their activity: cooking, growing, constructing, manufacturing, selling, exchanging, sleeping, playing, living, loving – all take place at the same time, on the same limited piece of land.