Mount Merapi (Gunung Merapi) which literally means ‘Fire Mountain‘ is an active volcano with an elevation of 2,930m.
On the afternoon of 25th October 2010 Mount Merapi erupted lava from its southern and southeastern slopes. People living within a 20 km (12 miles) zone were told to evacuate. Over 300 people lost their lives and houses were destroyed. For now she sleeps again!