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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flagthe United Arab Emirates
95%
4%
0%
0%
21
flagFinland
94%
0%
0%
5%
35
flagVietnam
89%
0%
0%
10%
19
flagGermany
66%
4%
6%
21%
132
flagthe United Kingdom
63%
6%
6%
22%
251
flagthe Netherlands
60%
9%
6%
24%
33
flagItaly
59%
6%
9%
25%
32
flagFrance
59%
4%
9%
27%
22
flagSpain
58%
8%
8%
25%
24
flagthe United States
55%
5%
7%
30%
137
flagUkraine
55%
25%
10%
5%
20
flagRussia
54%
13%
13%
18%
22
flagPoland
49%
8%
10%
31%
7377
flagNorway
45%
0%
0%
55%
20
flagUnknown
41%
16%
13%
29%
134
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
5%
21%
57%
19

Gender

men44%
women39%
Pillars of Hercules
44%
39%
Faith and Work
10%
9%
Government and Nation
9%
13%
King and Church
36%
37%

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