is the capital of the ''comarca
'\' of Pallars SobirÓ
, in the province of Lleida
. It is located at 692 metres above the sea, by the river Noguera Pallaresa, a tributary to the Segre
. Population 1,718 (1996).
It was once capital of the County of Pallars.
It is also the name of a unix
utility that sorts the lines of a file (into alphabetical order for example).
See also: sorting and sort algorithm.