Also the earliest known salt works in the world is at Poiana Slatinei, near the village of Lunca in Romania; it was first used in the early Neolithic, around 6050 BC, by the Starčevo culture, and later by the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Pre-Cucuteni period.
Evidence from this and other sites indicates that the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture extracted salt from salt-laden spring water through the process of briquetage.
Romania is a developing country and one of the poorest in the European Union, ranking 50th in the Human Development Index, Following rapid economic growth in the early 2000s, Romania has an economy predominantly based on services, and is a producer and net exporter of machines and electric energy, featuring companies like Automobile Dacia and OMV Petrom.
It has been a member of NATO since 2004, and part of the European Union since 2007.
The River Danube, Europe's second-longest river, rises in Germany and flows in a general southeast direction for 2,857 km (1,775 mi), coursing through ten countries before emptying into Romania's Danube Delta.
Other anecdotal evidence shows the Government is turning down many EU citizens’ applications for permanent residency in the UK and wrongly telling them to prepare to leave.
Eva Johanna Holmberg, a Finnish historian living in Brighton, said she was sent a letter by the Home Office in August which said she was “liable to be detained” if she did not leave the country voluntarily.
Prior to the Roman conquest of Dacia, the territories between the Danube and Dniester rivers were inhabited by various Thracian peoples, including the Dacians and the Getae.
Roman incursions under Emperor Trajan between 101–102 AD and 105–106 AD resulted in half of the Dacian kingdom becoming a province of the Roman Empire called "Dacia Felix". During this period the province was fully integrated into the Roman Empire, and a sizeable part of the population were newcomers from other provinces.