|• Mayor||Jaak Fransen (CD&V)|
|• Governing party/ies||CD&V, sp.a|
|• Total||40.85 km2 (15.77 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||370/km2 (950/sq mi)|
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.
The current mayor is Jaak Fransen.
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
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