Kotlin is a programming language. This is a strongly statically typed language that run on JVM.
In 2017, Google announced Kotlin is an official language for android development.
Kotlin is an open source programming language that combines object-oriented programming and functional features into a unique platform.
Kotlin is influenced by other programming languages such as Java, Scala, Groovy, Gosu, etc. The syntax of Kotlin may not be exactly similar to JAVA.
Kotlin provides interoperability, code safety, and clarity to the developers around the world.