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Photo shows the crumbled remains of the village of Gibellina in the northwestern part of Sicily, Italy, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1968. The village remains as it was, while a new, ultra-modernist town was constructed for surviving residents 10 km away.The new town of Gibellina, Sicily was constructed to house residents who survived an earthquake in 1968. The original village remains as it was, while this new, ultra-modernist  town was constructed for surviving residents 10 km away.