|Leid(s)||Nesite, Luwian, mony ithers|
|Leet o Hittite keengs||Labarna I (first)|
|Suppiluliuma II (last)|
|Historical era||Bronze Age|
|- Established||c. 1600 BC|
|- Disestablished||c. 1178 BC|
|The day pairt o|| Turkey
The Hittites wur an auncient Anatolian fowk who established an empire at Hattusa in north-central Anatolie aroond 1600 BC. This empire reached its hicht during the mid-14t century BC unner Suppiluliuma I, when it encompassed an aurie that includit maist o Asie Minor as well as pairts o the northern Levant an Upper Mesopotamie. Efter c. 1180 BC, the empire came tae an end during the Bronze Age collapse, splinterin intae several independent "Neo-Hittite" ceety-states, some o which survived till the 8t century BC.