Overpelt

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Overpelt
Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Overpelt
Coat of arms
Overpelt is located in Belgium
Overpelt
Overpelt
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°13′N 05°25′E / 51.217°N 5.417°E / 51.217; 5.417Coordinates: 51°13′N 05°25′E / 51.217°N 5.417°E / 51.217; 5.417
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Maaseik
Government
 • Mayor Jaak Fransen (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a
Area
 • Total 40.85 km2 (15.77 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 14,400
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Postal codes 3900
Area codes 011
Website www.overpelt.be
church: Sint Martinuskerk

Overpelt is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006 Overpelt had a total population of 13,435. The total area is 40.85 km² which gives a population density of 329 inhabitants per km².

The current mayor is Jaak Fransen.

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