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
94%
0%
0%
5%
34
flagthe United Arab Emirates
94%
5%
0%
0%
18
flagVietnam
88%
0%
0%
11%
18
flagGermany
66%
4%
6%
22%
117
flagthe United Kingdom
61%
6%
7%
23%
205
flagthe Netherlands
60%
9%
6%
24%
33
flagFrance
59%
4%
9%
27%
22
flagUkraine
58%
17%
11%
5%
17
flagthe United States
55%
5%
7%
30%
132
flagSpain
54%
9%
9%
27%
22
flagRussia
50%
11%
16%
22%
18
flagNorway
47%
0%
0%
52%
19
flagPoland
46%
8%
10%
33%
6755
flagItaly
45%
9%
9%
36%
22
flagUnknown
42%
14%
12%
29%
114
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
6%
18%
68%
16

Gender

men43%
women38%
Pillars of Hercules
43%
38%
Faith and Work
9%
10%
Government and Nation
9%
13%
King and Church
37%
37%

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