Southeastern Turkey is one of the historical regions of Turkey due to the historical role of Mesopotamia. Harran plain is in the center of the region. Even today, you can see traces of past in the region.
As you see above, local houses of Harran plain reflect the past. We mention about the past that is dated ten thousand years ago. According to archeaological proofs, the region used to be covered by woods. By a climate change, the region had drought times and the woods have gone. The agricultural process is wanted to be improved by the GAP project so dams are built on the Tigris and Euphrates.