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
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flagItaly
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0%
0%
0%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
40%
6%
4%
47
flagthe United States
35%
18%
17%
24%
74
flagPoland
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31%
17%
18%
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flagGermany
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45%
6%
13%
44
flagUnknown
25%
33%
25%
16%
12
flagIndia
15%
7%
46%
30%
13
flagGreece
13%
60%
6%
20%
15