C# is a programming language and .NET framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft.
.NET has Common Language Runtime (CLR), which is a virtual component of .NET framework. And framework is a large class of library.
.NET not only has C#, but through it, you can work with VB, F#, etc. Programs written for .NET Framework execute in Common Language Runtime. .NET Framework supports development in C#.
C# is a part of .NET and has the following features −