Brecht is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Brecht proper, Sint-Job-in't-Goor and Sint-Lenaarts. On January 1 2006 Brecht had a total population of 26,464. The total area is 90.84 km² which gives a population density of 291 inhabitants per km².
Brecht is a fast growing municipality in the north of the Antwerp province, near the Dutch border. A new station, Noorderkempen, is planned on the HSL-Zuid high speed rail line from Netherlands to Brussels and Paris.