is the major town of the comarca
of Bajo Cinca (Catalan Baix Cinca
) in the province of Huesca
. It is located by the river Cinca, a tributary to the Segre
King Alfonso I of Aragon died at its walls in 1134 while trying to conquer it. It was conquered from the Moors by the Count Ramon Berenguer IV of Barcelona in 1149.
The local dialect is a variant of Catalan.