Noyal-Pontivy (in Breton Grouse Pond) is located in Central Brittany east of Pontivy. Surrounded by common Pontivy, Gérand St., San Gonnery, Gueltas, Kerfourn, Naizin, Moustoir-Remungol and St. Thuriau, it covers an area of 5345 ha.
A 137 m altitude, the town dominates the eastern side of the Blavet valley and the town of Pontivy. Noyal-Pontivy is limited to the north by the canal from Nantes to Brest, is bisected by the Signan (or Niel) and the Belle Chere, themselves tributaries Blavet.
Noyal-Pontivy is the second largest municipality in the Commonwealth of Municipalities with 3379 inhabitants, 5 parks which are located many IT companies to the majority of them in the food. This economic activity, generating more than 1,000 jobs, makes this place an important link between municipalities. The town has a sixty traders and artisans, some thirty companies and many services.
Agriculture is an economic force guaranteeing local development. Over 80% of the territory nuclei is intended for agriculture: on 5345 ha, utilized agricultural area (UAA) is 4369 ha. Noyal-Pontivy is thus an area of the town of Canton 1st and 2nd in the Community Commons. The 103 farms noyalaises represent 25% of farms in the canton of Pontivy and 8% of those of the Community Commons. The cultivation of the potato remains a feature of the Pays de Pontivy.
Noyal-Pontivy has a rich religious heritage: numerous chapels (Saint Noyale, Saint Arnold, Sainte-Barbe), the site of the "Three Fountains" of Calvary.