Mississauga is located in the southern Ontario area. With a population of 734,000 residents it is Canada's sixth most populated city. The city is relatively close to Toronto, and there are five freeways running through Mississauga. Summer thunderstorms are common in the city, with warm and humid weather. Winter-time temperatures normally fall within freezing range, especially in the northern part of the city. 49% of the population speak English, while many other languages are common.