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The town of Hasankeyf much of which will be submerged beneath 60 metres (200 feet) of water following the completion of the Ilisu hydroelectric dam, 96 kilometres (60 miles) downstream on the Tigris River. About 80% of the town will be submerged beneath 200 feet of water. New buildings are being built to rehouse the town's residents and many significant buildings are to be moved.