Ospel is a village in The Netherlands. It is located in Limburg near Weert, lying between Nederweert and Meijel, close to National Park De Groote Peel. Ospel's population on 1 January 2006 was 4,054. Ospel has been settled in 1864 as a center for Bog harvesting. Ospel has a primary school. Ospel does not have a high school. Teenagers are required to attend schools in nearby cities, such as Weert, 8.50 kilometres (5.28 mi) from Ospel.