Tuesday, January 28, 2014

General Quran's Statistics

1) There are 114 surahs (chapters) in the Quran.
2) There are 30 ajza' (volumes/parts) to the Quran.
3) There are 6236 verses in the Quran (7 verses in the first chapter with Bismillah included but with the initial Bismillah not included for other surahs, otherwise it is: 112 + 6236 = 6348).
4) The "Bismillah" opening phrase is mentioned at the beginning of 113 Surahs and once in the text of Surat al-Naml, so 114 times in total in the whole Quran.
5) The most common print of the Arabic Quran contains approximately 604 pages.
6) The longest chapter, Surat al-Baqarah, contains 286 verses.
7) The shortest chapter, Surat al-Kawthar, contains 3 verses.
8) The longest ayah (verse) is in Surat al-Baqarah, verse 2.282.
9) The shortest ayat (verses) are two letters long and are present in numerous surahs like Taha (20.1)
10) The shortest ayah (verse) with an actual word is in Surat al-Rahman, verse 55.1.


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