Hattusha: the Hittite Capital

Hattusha: the Hittite Capital

Hattusa (Hittite: , URUḪa-at-tu-ša, read “Ḫattuša”, Turkish: Hattuşaş) was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age. It was found to be located near modern Boğazkale, Turkey, within the great loop of the Kızılırmak River (Hittite: Marashantiya; Greek: Halys).

Hattusa was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1986.

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Hattusa (Hittite: , URUḪa-at-tu-ša, read "Ḫattuša", Turkish: Hattuşaş) was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age.

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