is the capital of the comarca
, in the province of Lleida
It is located at 233 metres above the sea, by the river Segre
, a tributary to the Ebre
Population 13,103 (1996.)
Balaguer was conquered from the Moors by the Counts of Urgell in 1106, who made it their new capital.
The town has a Gothic bridge over the Segre river.