, commonly referred to as Noirmoutier
, is a commune
in the Vendée département
in western France
. Population (1999): 5,001.
It is situated on the island of Noirmoutier, in the Atlantic Ocean. The commune covers the northern point of the island, and contains three villages: Noirmoutier, L'Herbaudiere and Le Vieil.
The Castle of Noirmoutier dates from the 11th and 12th century.