The main road eastwards from the provincial capital Adıyaman crosses the river at Tille, a small village built into the side of an ancient mound which was occupied from prehistoric times. The road, constructed in the 1970s, continues on to a junction - turn left for Diyarbakır, right for Şanlıurfa.
... This area has been flooded by the waters of the lake formed behind the Atatürk Dam.
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The Euphrates at Tille
22 September 1986
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