The French Empire is a constitutional monarchy in Europe. The French Empire dominates Europe from the Ural Moutains to the Atlantic Ocean, and England to the tip of Sicily. France has the world's second largest economic zone, being behind the United States, and the second largest economy of the world.
France has the world's second largest nominal military budget, the third largest military in the world. France also possesses the second largest nuclear weapons stockpile in the world - with around 12,300 active warheads as of 25 May 2010 – and the world's second largest diplomatic corps (second only to that of the United States).