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Batman (short for Batı Raman Mountains) is a Turkish province in southeast of Anatolia.
The province is important because of its oil reserves and production. The oil refinery was founded in 1955. There is a 494-km oil pipeline from Batman to the Turkish town of İskenderun.
The province is also of interest from an archaeological point of view. Sights include the Imam Abdullah Dervish monastery and the bridges of Camiü‘r Rızk and Hasankeyf.