Neerpelt

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Neerpelt
Municipality of Belgium
Church of Blessed Virgin Mary in Neerpelt
Church of Blessed Virgin Mary in Neerpelt
Coat of arms of Neerpelt
Coat of arms
Neerpelt is located in Belgium
Neerpelt
Neerpelt
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°14′N 05°26′E / 51.233°N 5.433°E / 51.233; 5.433Coordinates: 51°14′N 05°26′E / 51.233°N 5.433°E / 51.233; 5.433
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Maaseik
Government
 • Mayor Raf Drieskens (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a
Area
 • Total 42.78 km2 (16.52 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 16,686
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 3910
Area codes 011
Website www.neerpelt.be

Neerpelt is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. In December 2012 it had a total population of 16,742, of which 3.090 were foreigners, mainly from neighbouring The Netherlands. The total area is 42.78 km² which gives a population density of 384 inhabitants per km².

Famous inhabitants[edit]

Famous people that were born or lived in Neerpelt include:

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Neerpelt - Sint-Niklaaskerk