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In our mosque, there isn't enough space to make two complete rows, so the Imam prays just one step in front of us (almost beside us), as in the following diagram:
Is this sort of congregational prayer allowed?
Yes, if situation doesn't support here in your case.
Related ruling, when two people pray together, they stand similarly like in your case.
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