Python is a high -level language ,interpreted,interactive and object oriented scripting language.
It was developed by Guido van Rossum in between 1989.
Python is named after a TV show called ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’.
Python is designed to be highly readable.
It uses English keyword frequently where as other languages use punctuation .
It has fewer syntactical constructions than other languages.
Python is processed at runtime by the interpreter .You do not need to compile your program before executing it. That’s why it is called scripting language.
Python supports object-oriented style or technique of programming that encapsulates code within object.
You can actually sit at a Python prompt and interactive with the interpreter directly to write your programs
Python is great language for the beginner-level programmers and supports the development of a wide range of applications from simple programs to web based applications to games