Hydrostatic pressure

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Why in hydrostatic pressure we care about height and not about volume?
For example if we have into a thin and a thick tube water in the same height,why both tube have the same pressure?? Is wrong to say that the more water makes the bigger pressure? If yes,why?
 

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Since pressure is fore divided by area, for a larger vessel, the larger weight is distributed over a larger area, for no difference in pressure.
 

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