Manilla is a city in Crawford County, Iowa, United States, along the West Branch of the West Nishnabotna River. The population was 839 at the 2000 census. Manilla is working to bolster its declining population by providing free land and property tax abatements to attract new residents.
Manilla is located at 41°53′18″N 95°13′58″W / 41.88833°N 95.23278°W / 41.88833; -95.23278 (41.888202, -95.232809).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.