QURAN FACTS & FIGURES
Interesting Facts About The Holy Quran
Quran Facts Figures Regarding Verses, Words, Huroofs And Their Usage With Animations and Graphs
The working below is based on Quran’s Simple Arabic Script, also known as Imla’ei script. The advanced development of computing technology is now used in various religious texts along with Quran. Digital Quranic text corpus is now made with various modifications and has been widely utilized in the development of Quranic studies using the multidisciplinary approaches in various fields by using the corpus linguistic approach.
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Quran has a Total of 114 Surahs/Chapters with 86 (75.4%) Surahs/chapters revealed in Mecca and 28 (24.6%) chapters in Madina. Total number of verses in Quran is 6236 with the BismiAllah not included except for Surah Fatihah. With Bismillah included the total number of Quranic Verses is 112 + 6236 = 6348. Out of 6236 total verses 4613(76%) verses revealed in Mecca and 1623(26%) of verses revealed in Madina. There are a total of 77,797 Words in Quran. These words are distributed as 47,638 in Makki Surahs and 30,159 in Madni Surahs respectively. Although the total number of words in Quran are 77,797 but the number of “Unique Words” that is words without repetition is 14,870. Quran has a total number of 330,709 Letters/Characters. These Letters are distributed as 200,137 in Makki and 130,572 in Madni Surahs.
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QURANTotal Makki Surahs
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Average Word Length In Quran
The average word length of Quran is 4.25 i.e on average they constituted of 4.25 letters. The average word length in Quran for Makki Surahs is 4.20 and for Madni Surahs 4.33 letters per word.
Longest And Shortest Word in Quran
This is an average while the smallest or shortest word of Quran is constituted of Just 1 letter and is “ن” in verse 1 of Surah Qalam chapter 68 and the longest word is “فأسقيناكموه” in verse 22 of Surah Hijr chapter 15 and it is constituted of 11 letters/characters.
Shortest And Longest Verse in Quran
The shortest verse of Quran has 9 nine candidates all contains 2 letters. Either first verse of Surah Taha and Yaseen starting with “طه” and “يس” respectively or first verse of Chapter 40 to 46 of Quran i.e Surah Ghaafir, Fussilat, Ash-Shuara, Az-Zukhruf, Ad-Dukhan, Al-Jathiyah and Al-Ahqaaf starting with “حم”. The longest verse of Quran is verse 282 of Surah Baqarah it contains 129 words.
QURAN STATISTICS GRAPH
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The “BismiAllah” opening phrase is mentioned at the beginning of 113 Surahs and once in Surah Naml verse #30, thus 114 times in total in the whole Quran.
ARABIC LETTERS/HUROOF USAGE IN QURAN
The Graph Below Shows The Usage of Arabic Letters/Alphabets In The Construction Of Quran.
There are 28 Letters/Alphabets in Arabic Language. But They have Variations And Thus In Quran 36 Variations Of Alphabets Used. Out Of Which 5 Most Used Letters/Alphabets are Alif “ا” occurs 43542 times in Quran, Lam “ل” occurs 38191 times, Nun “ن” occurs 27270, Mim “م” used 26735 times and 5th Most Used Alphabet is Waw “و” which is used 24813 times in Quran.
Arabic alphabet contains only two more letters than the English alphabet but unlike English where “c” is sometimes pronounced like an “s” and sometimes like a “k” the Arabic letters are always pronounced in the same way. Arabic is written from right to left. There are 28 Letters/Alphabets in Arabic Language. But they change their shape according to their position in a word whether they appear at the beginning, middle or end of a word, or on their own. In Arabic short vowels are generally not written. The long vowels /a:/, /i:/ and /u:/ are represented by the letters ‘alif, yā&rsq