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Hattusa
Hattusa.liongate.jpg
The Lion Gate in the sooth-wast
Hattusa is located in Turkey
Hattusa
Shown within Turkey
Location Near Boğazkale, Çorum Province, Turkey
Region Anatolie
Coordinates 40°01′11″N 34°36′55″E / 40.01972°N 34.61528°E / 40.01972; 34.61528Coordinates: 40°01′11″N 34°36′55″E / 40.01972°N 34.61528°E / 40.01972; 34.61528
Type Settlement
History
Foondit 6t millennium BC
Abandoned c. 1200 BC
Periods Bronze Age
Culturs Hittite
Site notes
Condeetion In ruins
Offeecial name: Hattusha: the Hittite Caipital
Type Cultural
Criterie i, ii, iii, iv
Designatit 1986 (10t session)
Reference No. 377
State Pairty Turkey
Region Europe an North Americae

Hattusa (Hittite: 𒌷𒄩𒀜𒌅𒊭, URUḪa-at-tu-ša, read "Ḫattuša", Turkis: Hattuşaş‎) wis the caipital o the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age. It wis foond tae be located near modren Boğazkale, Turkey, within the great luip o the Kızılırmak River (Hittite: Marashantiya; Greek: Halys).

Hattusa wis addit to the UNESCO Warld Heritage leet in 1986.