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Public-images-osm logo.svg is_in:continent
Used to provide subjective continent location data Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: boundaries
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: obsolete

Note that this tag is highly dubious, as both division Earth landmass into continents[1] and boundaries between continents[2] are mostly subjective and unverifiable.

Many, if not all, local mapping communities consider adding this tag as pointless and harmful.

Nowadays this tag is proposed for deletion by JOSM validator.