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Hittite Empire
c. 1600 BC–c. 1178 BC
The Hittite Empire, ca. 1400 BC (shown in Blue).
The Hittite Empire, ca. 1400 BC (shown in Blue).
Caipital Hattusa
Common leids Nesite, Luwian, mony ithers
Govrenment Absolute monarchy
Leet o Hittite keengs  
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.