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Hattusa
Lion Gate, Hattusa 01.jpg
The Lion Gate in the sooth-wast
Hattusa is locatit in Turkey
Hattusa
Shawn within Turkey
LocationNear Boğazkale, Çorum Province, Turkey
RegionAnatolie
Coordinates40°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
TeepSettlement
History
Foondit6t millennium BC
Abandonedc. 1200 BC
PeriodsBronze Age
CultursHittite
Site notes
CondeetionIn ruins
Offeecial nameHattusha: the Hittite Caipital
TeepCultural
Criteriai, ii, iii, iv
Designatit1986 (10t session)
Reference no.377
State PairtyTurkey
RegionEurope 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.