What is the meaning of two pillars visible on the Spanish flag?

Pillars of Hercules
Faith and Work
Government and Nation
King and Church
Pillars of Hercules are rocks which are at the west flank of Mediter­ranean Sea: Rock of Gibral­tar at the European side and Mount Moses ("Jebel Musa") at the African side. Colours of flag are not of­fi­cial­ly ex­plained. Col­lo­qui­al­ly it is claimed that their meaning is: red - blood of tore­ador, and yellow - the sand of the arena.

Answers distribution

Pillars of Hercules
Faith and Work
Government and Nation
King and Church
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flagFinland
93%
0%
0%
6%
32
flagthe United Arab Emirates
93%
6%
0%
0%
15
flagVietnam
88%
0%
0%
11%
18
flagGermany
66%
4%
6%
22%
117
flagFrance
61%
4%
9%
23%
21
flagthe United Kingdom
58%
7%
7%
25%
168
flagthe Netherlands
58%
10%
6%
24%
29
flagRussia
57%
7%
14%
21%
14
flagthe United States
54%
4%
5%
35%
87
flagSpain
54%
9%
9%
27%
22
flagNorway
47%
0%
0%
52%
19
flagPoland
44%
9%
11%
34%
6128
flagUnknown
43%
13%
13%
29%
95
flagItaly
33%
11%
11%
44%
18
flagUkraine
30%
30%
20%
10%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
6%
20%
66%
15

Gender

men41%
women37%
Pillars of Hercules
41%
38%
Faith and Work
10%
10%
Government and Nation
9%
13%
King and Church
38%
38%

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