List of Surah in Quran – Difference Between Makki and Madani Surah

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Number of Makki and Madni Surah :

Do you know the exact number of Makki and Madni Surah in Quran? The number of Surah in Quran are 114.

There are 114 Makki and Madni Surah in Quran or chapter in the Book of Holy Quran. The Quran is the religious text of Islam, the book that Muslims believe to be a revelation from Allah.

The name “Quran” means recitation. The verses within each surah are referred to Ayats. Some are Makki surahs and some are Madani surahs in Quran. There are some rumors about number of Makki and Madani Surahs in Quran.

Difference Between Makki and Madni Surah:

Do you want to know the difference between the Makki Surah and the Madni Surah? Here you will find an imperative guide undoubtedly!

There are some characteristics of both, Makki Surah and Madni Surah, which make them unique to each other. If you are interested in knowing more about both types of Surahs, then you can scroll down to consult the related information.

The Holy Quran was revealed over 23 years of the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H).  Holy Quran first revealed in Makkah, then finished his mission in Madina.

Makki Surahs in Quran:

Every Surah with a Sajdah is Makki Surah. Every Surah, with the exception of Surah Baqarah, in which the story of Adam(A.S) and Iblis(Shaitan) finds mention is Makki. Surahs with short verses, a strong rhetorical style and rhythmic sound is called Makki Surah.

Characteristics of Makki Surahs:

Makki Surahs are generally brief. They deal with the following:

  • Belief in the oneness of Allah.
  • Belief in the Day of Judgment.
  • Belief in the rewards for good deeds and punishments for bad deeds.
  • Belief in the Heaven and the Hell.
  • Moral character of a person.
  • Invitation to virtue.

Madani Surahs in Quran:

The Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) moved to Madina. Madina Surahs emphasized on establishing Islamic laws, , monetary transactions, ethics, family laws, morals and relationship of Islam and Muslims with other world religions.
The main symbol of Madani Surah is,  in which a permission of  “jihad” or a description of its injunctions has been given is Madani surah.

Similarly Every verse which mentions the hypocrites is Madani Surahs, with arguments with the People of the Book (Jews, Christians).

Characteristics of Madni Surahs:

The characteristics of the Madni Surahs are completely different from the characteristics of Makki Surahs. These Surahs are also generally lengthy. They contain:

  • Social duties and obligations.
  • Permission and commandments relating to Jihad.

Total Number of Makki and Madni Surah:

First coulmn is showing number of Surah and second column is showing number of Surahs in Quran and third column is showing the total verses in each Surah.

No

Surah

Names

Total

Verses

1 Surah Fatiha 7
2 Surah Baqarah 286
3 Surah Al Imran 200
4 Surah An-Nisaa 176
5 Surah Al-Maidah 120
6 Surah Anam 165
7 Surah Al Araf 206
8 Surah Anfal 75
9 Surah Tauba 129
10 Surah Yunus 109
11 Surah Hud 123
12 Surah Yusuf 111
13 Surah Ar Rad 43
14 Surah Ibrahim 52
15 Surah Al Hijr 99
16 Surah An Nahl 128
17 Surah Al Israa 111
18 Surah Kahf 110
19 Surah Maryam 98
20 Surah Taha 135
21 Surah Al Anbiyaa 112
22 Surah Al Hajj 78
23 Surah Al Muminun 118
24 Surah An Nur 64
25 Surah Al Furqan 77
26 Surah Ash Shuaraa 227
27 Surah An Naml 93
28 Surah Al Qasas 88
29 Surah Al-Ankabut 69
30 Surah Ar-Rum 60
31 Surah Luqman 34
32 Surah As-Sajda 30
33 Surah Al-Ahzab 73
34 Surah Saba 54
35 Surah Fatir 45
36 Surah Yasin 83
37 Surah As-Saffat 182
38 Surah Sad 88
39 Surah Az-Zumar 75
40 Surah Al-Mumin 85
41 Surah Ha-Mim 54
42 Surah Ash-Shura 53
43 Surah Az-Zukhruf 89
44 Surah Ad-Dukhan 59
45 Surah Al-Jathiya 37
46 Surah Al-Ahqaf 35
47 Surah Muhammad 38
48 Surah Al-Fath 29
49 Surah Al-Hujurat 18
50 Surah Qaf 45
51 Surah Az-Zariyat 60
52 Surah At-Tur 49
53 Surah An-Najm 62
54 Surah Al-Qamar 55
55 Surah Rahman 78
56 Surah Al-Waqi’a 96
57 Surah Al-Hadid 29
58 Surah Al-Mujadila 22
59 Surah Al-Hashr 24
60 Surah Al-Mumtahana 13
61 Surah As-Saff 14
62 Surah Al-Jumua 11
63 Surah Al-Munafiqun 11
64 Surah At-Tagabun 18
65 Surah At-Talaq 12
66 Surah At-Tahrim 12
67 Surah Al-Mulk 30
68 Surah Al-Qalam 52
69 Surah Al-Haqqa 52
70 Surah Al-Ma’arij 44
71 Surah Nuh 28
72 Surah Al-Jinn 28
73 Surah Al Muzzammil 20
74 Surah Al Muddathth 56
75 Surah Al-Qiyamat 40
76 Surah Ad-Dahr 31
77 Surah Al-Mursalat 50
78 Surah An-Nabaa 40
79 Surah An-Naziat 46
80 Surah Abasa 42
81 Surah At-Takwir 29
82 Surah Al-Infitar 19
83 Surah Al-Mutaffife 36
84 Surah Al-Inshiqaq 25
85 Surah Al-Buruj 22
86 Surah At-Tariq 17
87 Surah Al-Ala 19
88 Surah Al-Gashiya 26
89 Surah Al-Fajr 30
90 Surah Al-Balad 20
91 Surah Ash-Shams 15
92 Surah Al-Lail 21
93 Surah Adh-Dhuha 11
94 Surah Al-Sharh 8
95 Surah At Tin 8
96 Surah Al-Alaq 19
97 Surah Al Qadr 5
98 Surah Al Baiyina 8
99 Surah Al Zalzalah 8
100 Surah Al Adiyat 11
101 Surah Al Qaria 11
102 Surah At Takathur 8
103 Surah Al Asr 3
104 Surah Al Humaza 9
105 Surah Al Fil 5
106 Surah Quraish 4
107 Surah Al Maun 7
108 Surah Kausar 3
109 Surah Al Kafirun 6
110 Surah An Nasr 3
111 Surah Al Lahab 5
112 Surah Ikhlas 4
113 Surah Al Falaq 5
114 Surah  Nas 6

Makki and Madni Surah:

List of Makki and Madni Surah given below.

No. Surah

Name

Makki

or

Madani

1 Fatiha

(TheOpening)

Makki
2 Baqarah

(TheCow)

Madani
3 ‘Aali-‘Imraan

(TheFamilyof’Imraan)

Madani
4 Nisaaa'(Women) Madani
5 Maaa-‘idah

(TheTableSpread)

Madani
6 ‘An-‘aam

(Cattle)

Makki
7 ‘A’-raaf

(TheHeights)

Makki
8 ‘Anfaal

(SpoilsofWar)

Madani
9 Tawbah

(Repentance)

Madani
10 Younus

(Jonah)

Makki
11 Huud

(Hud)

Makki
12 Yousuf

(Joseph)

Makki
13 Ra’d

(TheThunder)

Madani
14 ‘Ibraahiim

(Abraham)

Makki
15 ‘Al-Hijr

(TheRockyTract)

Makki
16 Nahl

(TheBee)

Makki
17 Baniii-‘Is-raaa-‘iil

(TheChildrenof’Israel)

Makki
18 Al-Kahf

(TheCave)

Makki
19 Maryam

(Mary)

Makki
20 Taa-Haa

(Ta-Ha)

Makki
21 ‘A’mbiyaaa’

(TheProphets)

Makki
22 Hajj

(ThePilgrimage)

Madani
23 Mu’-minuun

(TheBelievers)

Makki
24 Nuur

(Light)

Madani
25 Furqaan

(TheCriterionof

RightandWrong)

Makki
26 Shu-‘araaa’

(ThePoets)

Makki
27 Naml

(TheAnt)

Makki
28 Qasas

(TheStory)

Makki
29 ‘Ankabuut

(TheSpider)

Makki
30 Ruum

(Romans)

Makki
31 Luqmaan

(Luqman)

Makki
32 Sajdah

(TheProstration)

Makki
33 ‘Ahzaab

(TheClans)

Madani
34 Saba’

(Saba)

Makki
35 Faatir

(TheAngels)

Makki
36 Yaa-Shiiin

(YaSin)

Makki
37 Saaaffaat

(ThoseWhoSetTheRanks)

Makki
38 Saaad

(Saad)

Makki
39 Zumar

(TheTroops)

Makki
40 Mu’min

(TheBeliever)

Makki
41 Fussilat

(TheyareExpounded)

Makki
42 Shuurah

(Counsel)

Makki
43 Zukhruf

(OrnamentsofGold)

Makki
44 Dukhaan

(Smoke)

Makki
45 Jaasiyah

(Crouching)

Makki
46 ‘Ahqaaf

(Wind-CurvedSandhills)

Makki
47 Muhammad

(Muhammad)

Madani
48 Fat-h

(Victory)

Madani
49 Hujuraat

(ThePrivateApartments)

Madani
50 Qaaaf

(Qaf)

Makki
51 Zaarayaat

(TheWinnowingWinds)

Makki
52 Tuur

(TheMount)

Makki
53 Najm

(TheStar)

Makki
54 Qamar

(TheMoon)

Makki
55 Rahmaan

(TheBenficent)

Madani
56 Waaqi’ah

(TheEvent)

Makki
57 Hadiid

(Iron)

Madani
58 Majaadalah

(SheThatDisputeth)

Madani
59 Hashr

(Exile)

Madani
60 Mumtahanah

(SheThatIsTo

BeExamined)

Madani
61 Saff

(TheRanks)

Madani
62 Jumu-‘ah

(TheCongregation)

Madani
63 Munaafiquun

(TheHypocrites)

Madani
64 Tagaabun

(MutualDisillusion)

Madani
65 Talaaq

(Divorce)

Madani
66 Tahriim

(Banning)

Madani
67 Mulkulk

(TheSovereignty)

Makki
68 Qalam

(ThePen)

Makki
69 Haaaqqah

(TheReality)

Makki
70 Ma-‘aarij

(TheAsendingStairways)

Makki
71 Nuuh

(Noah)

Makki
72 Jinn

(TheJinn)

Makki
73 Muzzammil

(TheEnshroudedOne)

Makki
74 Muddassir

(TheCloakedOne)

Makki
75 Qiyaamah

(TheRisingoftheDead)

Makki
76 ‘InsaanorDahr

(TimeorMan)

Madani
77 Mursalaat

(TheEmissaries)

Makki
78 Naba’

(TheTidings)

Makki
79 Naazi-‘aat

(ThoseWhoDragForth)

Makki
80 ‘Abasa

(HeFrowned)

Makki
81 Takwiir

(TheOverthrowing)

Makki
82 ‘Infitaar

(TheCleaving)

Makki
83 Tatfiif

(Defrauding)

Makki
84 ‘Inshiqaaq

(TheSundering)

Makki
85 Buruuj

(TheMansionsoftheStars)

Makki
86 Taariq

(TheMorningStar)

Makki
87 ‘A’-laa

(TheMostHigh)

Makki
88 Gaashiyah

(TheOverwhelming)

Makki
89 Fajr

(TheDawn)

Makki
90 Balad

(TheCity)

Makki
91 Shams

(TheSun)

Makki
92 Layl

(TheNight)

Makki
93 Zuhaa

(TheMorningHours)

Makki
94 ‘Inshiraah

(Solace)

Makki
95 Tiin

(TheFig)

Makki
96 ‘Alaq

(TheCloth)

Makki
97 Qadr

(Power)

Makki
98 Bayyinah

(TheClearProof)

Madani
99 Zilzaal

(TheEarthquake)

Madani
100 ‘Aadi-yaat

(TheCoursers)

Makki
101 ‘Al-Qaari-‘ah

(TheCalamity)

Makki
102 Takaasur

(RivalryinWorldlIncrease)

Makki
103 ‘Asr

(TheDecliningDay)

Makki
104 Humazah

(TheTraducer)

Makki
105 Fil

(TheElephant)

Makki
106 Quraysh

(‘Winter’or’Qureysh’)

Makki
107 Maa-‘uun

(SmallKindness)

Makki
108 Kawsar

(Abundance)

Makki
109 Kaafiruun

(TheDisbelievers)

Makki
110 Nasr

(Soccour)

Madani
111 Lahab

(PalmFibre)

Makki
112 A-Ikhlaas

(TheUnity)

Makki
113 Falaq

(TheDaybreak)

Makki
114 An-Naas

(Mankind)

Makki

Final Words:

I hope this article was clear enough to help you understand the differences between Makki and Madni Surah and also now you know the number of Surah in Quran.

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