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
flagFinland
93%
0%
0%
6%
29
flagGermany
58%
3%
10%
27%
80
flagFrance
55%
5%
11%
27%
18
flagNorway
52%
0%
0%
47%
17
flagUU
51%
11%
17%
20%
35
flagthe United Kingdom
50%
6%
9%
32%
112
flagthe United States
50%
4%
6%
39%
66
flagSpain
47%
10%
10%
31%
19
flagthe Netherlands
45%
13%
9%
31%
22
flagItaly
41%
16%
8%
33%
12
flagPoland
39%
9%
12%
38%
5065
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
8%
25%
58%
12

Gender

men38%
women34%
Pillars of Hercules
38%
34%
Faith and Work
10%
10%
Government and Nation
10%
14%
King and Church
40%
40%

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