Flows into the Tigris, to protect the land rich in history and the ancient city of Batman Hasankeyf, more than a thousand caves, historical monuments and natural beauty.
Batman province in Southeast Anatolia region, north and northeast of the high, steep and hilly and mountainous and hilly. Tigris River flows east to west, passes through the territory of the province. Tea Batman, Batman-Diyarbakir province by drawing a boundary merges with the Tigris River.
Batman continental climate prevails. The region, the summers are hot and dry, winters cold and rainy.
Batman, in 1937, when the parish was a village named Iluh. Name of Stream in 1950, because Batman was Batman. In 1957, a district of the province of Siirt, Batman, was the province in 1990.
Diclenin shore, on-time madrasas, observatory, hospital and other educational institutions, scientific and cultural center of the region Hasankeyf, the alternation of transportation routes and trade centers, has lost its importance today.
County, because of its rich historical buildings have been preserved in 1981, was declared a protected area completely. Because of the Ilisu Dam in the GAP project, the historical structures that will remain entirely under water. Studies on this subject conducted by the Ministry of Culture and the General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works.
History: Hasankeyf is not known exactly when it was founded. The possibility that the geopolitical structure of the city, an ancient settlement center kuvvetlendirmektedir.Bugün from time to time, even some of the many caves are used as a dwelling, a lot of people are settled here in ancient times.
According to available information, the establishment of the fortress of Hasankeyf, MS. Coincides with the 4th century. This mid-century, the Byzantine Emperor Constantine who seized the area around Diyarbakir, the two border regions in order to protect the castle has been constructed. This castle is one of the two Hasankeyf Kalesidir.Kale, Sassanids won a political significance to a more robust re-arbitration is a way. Hasankeyf, MS. It was conquered by the Umayyads in 639. After this date, the Abbasids, Hamdaniler. Mervanis, piped in, set up command of the Ottomans to Eyyubiler. Hasankeyf lived during the brilliant period was piped. There are many historical works of this period remaining from the center.
Climate: on the life-giving Tigris River, also affects the climate of the region. To pass the river provides a temperate winter. The average temperature is 25 ° C, the highest average temperature 40-43 ° C, the lowest average temperature varies between 6-8 ° C.
The most hunted animals in the city rabbit, partridge, quail, toykuşu, wood pigeon, wild duck, geese, otters, martens, porsuktur. In addition, Raman mountain mountain sheep, mountain goats are Kozluk-Sason districts.
Plenty of fat meat dishes, pastries, soups unique to the region, called mohair kıçıl cooked tandoori ovens and bread made of mud and stone Hevranın bread is very tasty.