Neerpelt

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Neerpelt
Municipality
Neerpelt - Sint-Niklaas church
Neerpelt - Sint-Niklaas church
Flag of Neerpelt
Flag
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 2016)[1]
 • Total 16,969
 • Density 400/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 who were born or lived in Neerpelt include:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ (Dutch) Boeken van Tegen Mijn Wil kopen? Kijk snel!. bol.com. Retrieved on 2017-03-24.

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