client.geo.continent_code

STRING, read-only.

Available in all subroutines.

Two-letter code representing the continent. Possible codes are:

CodeContinent
AFAfrica
ANAntarctica
ASAsia
EUEurope
NANorth America
OCOceania
SASouth America

These continents are defined by UN M.49.

The continent code for the Caribbean countries is NA.

Note that EU refers to the continent name, not to the European Union. For example, IP addresses allocated to Norway and Switzerland (members of the European Economic Area and the Schengen Area respectively, but not of the European Union) are presented with the continent code EU, meaning the geographic continent of Europe.

Try it out

client.geo.continent_code is used in the following solution recipes, which show real world use cases. Click RUN to provision a Fastly service, execute the code on Fastly, and see how the function behaves.

Decorating origin requests with GeoIP

Add GeoIP data about the client browser as extra headers in any requests from Fastly to your origin.

Geofencing / geoblocking content by region

Group countries to cache content by custom regions or reject requests from some regions entirely.

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