Troy (Ancient Greek: Ἴλιον, Ilion, or Ἴλιος, Ilios; an Τροία, Troia; Laitin: Trōia an [Īlium] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help);[note 1] Hittite: Wilusa or Truwisa;[1][2] Turkis: Truva) wis a ceety situatit in whit is kent frae Clessical soorces as Asie Minor, nou northwast Anatolie in modren Turkey, locatit sooth o the soothwest end o the Dardanelles/Hellespont an northwast o Moont Ida at Hisarlık.

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The waws o the acropolis alang tae Troy VII, which is identified as the steid o the Trojan War (c. 1200 BC).
Troy is located in Turkey
Shawn within Turkey
LocationTevfikiye, Çanakkale Province, Turkey
Coordinates39°57′27″N 26°14′20″E / 39.95750°N 26.23889°E / 39.95750; 26.23889Coordinates: 39°57′27″N 26°14′20″E / 39.95750°N 26.23889°E / 39.95750; 26.23889
Foondit3000 BC
Abandoned500 AD
PeriodsEarly Bronze Age tae Byzantine Empire
Site notes
WabsteidTroia Archaeological Site
Offeecial nameAirchaeological Steid o Troy
Criteriaii, iii, vi
Designatit1998 (22nt session)
Reference no.849
RegionEurope an North Americae


  1. Trōia is the teepical Laitin name for the ceety. Ilium is a mair poetic term: Lewis, Charlton T.; Charles Short. "Ilium". A Latin Dictionary. Tufts University: The Perseus Digital Library. Retrieved 1 Mairch 2008.


  1. Korfmann, Manfred O. (2007). Winkler, Martin M (ed.). Troy: From Home's Iliad to Hollywood Epic. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing Limited. p. 25. ISBN 1-4051-3183-7. Troy or Ilios (or Wilios) is most probably identical with Wilusa or Truwisa...mentioned in the Hittite sources
  2. Burney, Charles (2004). "Wilusa". Historical dictionary of the Hittites. Metuchen, N.J: Scarecrow Press. p. 311. ISBN 0-8108-4936-4.