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
answers
flagthe United Arab Emirates
96%
3%
0%
0%
31
flagFinland
95%
0%
0%
4%
46
flagVietnam
80%
0%
0%
19%
21
flagthe Netherlands
79%
6%
3%
11%
97
flagSwitzerland
77%
1%
7%
12%
54
flagSweden
70%
6%
8%
14%
48
flagGreece
69%
3%
3%
23%
26
flagAustria
69%
3%
7%
19%
26
flagthe United Kingdom
66%
5%
5%
21%
397
flagGermany
66%
6%
8%
19%
231
flagItaly
61%
5%
8%
25%
59
flagPoland
57%
8%
8%
24%
17040
flagthe United States
56%
5%
8%
28%
217
flagUkraine
55%
17%
15%
7%
40
flagFrance
55%
11%
7%
25%
27
flagRussia
52%
9%
23%
14%
55
flagUnknown
51%
11%
11%
25%
1903
flagSpain
46%
9%
11%
30%
43
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
8%
15%
34%
46
flagNorway
39%
3%
3%
54%
33

Gender

men55%
women52%
Pillars of Hercules
55%
52%
Faith and Work
9%
8%
Government and Nation
8%
10%
King and Church
26%
28%

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