The Ancre (pronounced [ɑ̃kʁ]; Picard: Inke) is a river of Picardy, France. Rising at Miraumont, a hamlet near the town of Albert, it flows into the Somme at Corbie. It crosses no départements other than the Somme.

Ancre
L'Ancre à Albert près de la future résidence du théatre en octobre 2008 vers l'aval.JPG
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Native nameInke  (Picard)
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationMiraumont
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Somme
 ⁃ coordinates
49°54′24″N 2°28′33″E / 49.90667°N 2.47583°E / 49.90667; 2.47583 (Somme-Ancre)Coordinates: 49°54′24″N 2°28′33″E / 49.90667°N 2.47583°E / 49.90667; 2.47583 (Somme-Ancre)
Length38 km (24 mi)
Basin size327 km2 (126 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average2.1 m3/s (74 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSommeEnglish Channel

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