Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#4314 closed defect (invalid)

El Salvador Bad continent

Reported by: RafaelMorales Owned by: geocoding@…
Priority: minor Milestone: Wishlist
Component: nominatim Version: 2.0
Keywords: El Salvador Cc:


The continent of the country El Salvador, must be America or CentralAmerica?, not NorthAmerica? this is a part of the continent thanks for all.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Sarah Hoffmann

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

This is not a Nominatim bug. El Salvador is tagged with is_in=North America. See:

In any case, there is no agreement whether the Americas are one or two continents. When considered as two continents El Salvador is generally counted as part of North America. So please don't change this until you have talked to the OSM community and have gotten some kind of agreement.

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