sorting an string cell

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Muhammad
Muhammad on 1 Jun 2021
Commented: Stephen23 on 1 Jun 2021
i have cell whoes 1st column has names of countries and 2nd have population
i want to arrage it alphabetical oder in such a way so that population of counteries donot misplaced
for example
burundi 11890781 donot change means row wise data donot alter
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Stephen23
Stephen23 on 1 Jun 2021
@Muhammad SULAMAN: then you will need to handle the diacritics yourself (e.g. remove them before sorting and then use the sort index to sort the original data).

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Rik
Rik on 1 Jun 2021
You can use sortrows directly, or use code like this:
[~,order]=sort(population(:,1));
population=population(order);
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