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
96%
4%
0%
0%
25
flagFinland
95%
0%
0%
4%
45
flagVietnam
89%
0%
0%
10%
19
flagGermany
65%
5%
6%
22%
143
flagthe United Kingdom
64%
5%
6%
22%
281
flagthe Netherlands
64%
7%
5%
23%
39
flagItaly
61%
5%
8%
25%
36
flagFrance
59%
4%
9%
27%
22
flagthe United States
56%
4%
7%
29%
151
flagSpain
56%
12%
8%
24%
25
flagRussia
53%
13%
13%
20%
30
flagUkraine
52%
28%
9%
4%
21
flagPoland
48%
9%
10%
30%
9445
flagNorway
40%
0%
0%
59%
22
flagUnknown
38%
14%
15%
30%
696
flagRepublic of Ireland
24%
8%
20%
48%
25

Gender

men42%
women41%
Pillars of Hercules
42%
41%
Faith and Work
12%
9%
Government and Nation
10%
13%
King and Church
34%
35%

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