Panora is a city in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,175 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Panora is located at 41°41′32″N 94°21′49″W / 41.69222°N 94.36361°W / 41.69222; -94.36361 (41.692158, -94.363722), along the Middle Raccoon River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²), all of it land.