Python : What is the use of continue statement

The continue statement uses to skip the code in for iteration of for loop and continue with next round. In below example if you get an even number you want to print and wants to take control to start of for loop and skip remaining part, use continue.

>>> for num in range(2, 10):
...     if num % 2 == 0:
...         print "Found an even number", num
...         continue
...     print "Found a number", num
Found an even number 2
Found a number 3
Found an even number 4
Found a number 5
Found an even number 6
Found a number 7
Found an even number 8
Found a number 9

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