Are you leaving for Azerbaijan soon? After reading our travel advice about this country, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations Azerbaijan requires will, amongst other things, depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Azerbaijan is a transcontinental country located at the boundary of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is a part of the South Caucasus region and is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia and Turkey to the west, and Iran to the south. Baku is the capital and largest city. Azerbaijan is home to a wide variety of landscapes, influencing the different climates the country experiences. Azerbaijan experiences hot summers (especially in lowland areas) and moderate winters. The average monthly temperatures vary significantly between different regions and altitudes across Azerbaijan.
Vaccinations Azerbaijan: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Azerbaijan against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Azerbaijan requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country there is a risk of getting malaria. Protection against mosquito bites is necessary during day- and nighttime. Sometimes malaria tablets are recommended, please contact KLM Health Services.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.