Hattusa

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Hattusa
Lion Gate, Hattusa 01.jpg
The Lion Gate in the sooth-wast
Hattusa is located in Turkey
Hattusa
Shawn within Turkey
Location Near Boğazkale, Çorum Province, Turkey
Region Anatolie
Teep 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
Teep 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.