Which country had its capital completely destroyed by volcano eruption?

Montserrat
Saint Lucia
Italy
Malta
On 18 July 1995, the pre­vi­ous­ly dormant Soufrière Hills volcano, in the southern part of the island, became active. Erup­tions de­stroyed Montser­rat's Georgian era capital city of Ply­mouth. Between 1995 and 2000, two-thirds of the island's pop­u­la­tion was forced to flee, pri­mar­i­ly to the United Kingdom, leaving fewer than 1,200 people on the island as of 1997 (rising to nearly 5,000 by 2016)

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Montserrat
Saint Lucia
Italy
Malta
answers
flagthe United States
68%
12%
12%
6%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
37%
33%
11%
18%
27
flagGermany
31%
25%
25%
18%
16
flagPoland
28%
32%
19%
19%
1323
flagUnknown
23%
29%
22%
24%
219

Gender

men28%
women27%
Montserrat
28%
27%
Saint Lucia
29%
38%
Italy
19%
20%
Malta
22%
13%

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