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Coordinates: 40°01′16″N 34°36′35″E / 40.02111°N 34.60972°E / 40.02111; 34.60972Coordinates: 40°01′16″N 34°36′35″E / 40.02111°N 34.60972°E / 40.02111; 34.60972

Country Turkey
Province Çorum
 • Mayor Ali Rıza Soysat (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Murtaza Dayanç
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Post code 19310

Boğazkale is a district of Çorum Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is located at 87 km from the city of Çorum. Population of the town is about 1,500.[1] The mayor is Ali Rıza Soysat (AKP).

Formerly known as Boğazköy or Boghazköy, this small town (basically one street of shops) sits in a rural area on the road from Çorum to Yozgat. Boğazkale is best known as the site of Hattusa and Yazılıkaya and the area attracts visitors in the summer and there are restaurants near the historical sites, and stalls selling local handicrafts.

Boğazkale is the site of the ancient Hittite city of Hattusa. Because of its rich historic and architectural heritage, Boğazkale is a member of the Norwich-based European Association of Historic Towns and Regions (EAHTR).[2]


External links

  • Hattusa - Boğazköy
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