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(Turkish bɔːˈɑzkœi)
(Placename) a village in central Asia Minor: site of the ancient Hittite capital


or Bo•gaz•köy

(ˌboʊ ɑzˈkœ i, -ˈkɔɪ)

a village in N central Turkey: site of the ancient Hittite capital.
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The excavations at the site of the Hittite capital of Hattusa (located adjacent to the modern Turkish village of Bogazkale) certainly represent one of the most significant archaeological projects in the Near East.
In 1975 Turkey requested from the German Democratic Republic (GDR) the return of cuneiform tablets and a sphinx, both from a site near present-day Bogazkale (Bogazkale, formerly Bogazkry) in north-central Turkey, Anatolia.
Hattusa, which was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age, is in Bogazkale town of Corum.