Safety Due to its small population, there are less crimes that take place in Azetrbaijan compared to more populated and metropolitan countries such as UK, USA, Australia or Russia. Azerbaijan has an excellent reputation for being a safe and friendly place. You can help us keep it that way. A few basic precautions can be enough to protect your belongings. Crime against students and tourists is not common, but you should keep passports, money and other valuables in a safe place. As regards discrimination, there are no racism and discriminatory actions in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is one of the most tolerant country in the world.