Go (also known as Golang) is a programming language developed by Google in 2007. It is a statically-typed, compiled language that is designed to be easy to read and write, and to be efficient and scalable. Go is known for its simplicity, concurrency support, and its ability to build efficient reliable applications. It is used by many companies, including Google, for a wide range of applications, including web development, networking, and data processing. Go has a strong and supportive community, with a number of libraries and frameworks available to help developers get started with the language.