King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Quran

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King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Quran
مجمع الملك فهد لطباعة المصحف الشريف
Formation1985
PurposePrinting of the Quran
HeadquartersMedina
Location
CoordinatesCoordinates: 24°30′59″N 39°32′29″E / 24.51639°N 39.54139°E / 24.51639; 39.54139
Secretary General
Muhammad Salim Al Oufy
Head
Saleh Al Sheikh
Websitehttp://qurancomplex.gov.sa/default.asp?l=eng

King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur'an (Arabic: مجمع الملك فهد لطباعة المصحف الشريف) is a printing plant located in Medina, Saudi Arabia that publishes the Qur'an in Arabic and other languages.

The company produces about 10 million copies a year. It has 1,700 employees. It has published 55 different translations of the Qur'an in 39 languages. Its website offers the Arabic Qur'an, recitations, textual search, translations, images of early Qur'an manuscripts,[1] and exegetic commentaries.[2] Since 1985, The Complex made over 128 million books of the Qur'an,[3] which is widely used by all sects of Islam. Original copy was written by calligrapher, Uthman Taha[3]

Production[edit]

From 1985, its opening year, until 2007[4]

Type Amount
1 Holy Qur'an 127,420,423
2 Audio tapes 1,817,129
3 Translations 24,624,813
4 Parts of Qur'an 47,592,277
5 Prophet's traditions books 210,000
6 Others 4,668,941
Total 206,333,583

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website
  2. ^ Official website
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2014-10-01., from qurancomplex.com
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2014-10-01., from official website qurancomplex.com

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