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 municipality consists of the following population centres: centre, Holheide, Overpelt-Fabriek, and Lindelhoeven.
Three hospitals are in Overpelt. In 2005, the St. Mary hospital opened as a merger of hospitals in Lommel and Neerpelt. In addition there is the MS-clinic and a center for disabled, Sainte-Ode.