Hongshagou Mosque in Mile City, Honghe

Chinese Name: 勒弥红沙沟清真寺
English Name: Hongshagou Mosque in Mile City, Honghe

Overview

Hongshagou Mosque is located in Zhuyuan Town, Mile City, Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan Province. Established in 1985, it occupies approximately 1 acre of land with a building area of 680 square meters.

Historical Background

The mosque was built in the year 1985.

Scale and Architecture

Hongshagou Mosque covers about 1 acre of land with a building area of 680 square meters. The main entrance features sandstone pillars and iron gates inscribed with “Hongshagou Mosque.” There are couplets on both sides of the gate: “Allah creates all things with great respect, and the light of the Prophet Muhammad shines over the world.” The main prayer hall is a brick and wood structured Hui-style architecture, spanning 3 rooms with an area of 75 square meters. Above the central door of the hall hangs a plaque reading “The Holy Path is Bright and Prosperous,” with ample light and a clean and orderly interior.

Community and Cooperation

Currently, the mosque has 1 Imam, 8 religious assistants (Mullahs), and 5 Quranic teachers. It serves 48 households totaling 212 people, all belonging to the Hui ethnic group.

Geography and Transportation

Address: Zhuyuan Town, Mile City, Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan Province.