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%
3%
0%
0%
27
flagFinland
95%
0%
0%
4%
46
flagVietnam
85%
0%
0%
15%
20
flagthe Netherlands
72%
6%
3%
17%
58
flagGreece
71%
4%
0%
23%
21
flagAustria
69%
0%
0%
30%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
66%
5%
5%
21%
352
flagGermany
64%
5%
9%
20%
190
flagFrance
58%
4%
8%
29%
24
flagthe United States
57%
4%
7%
29%
170
flagItaly
57%
6%
11%
24%
45
flagSpain
57%
8%
8%
22%
35
flagRussia
56%
10%
15%
17%
39
flagPoland
55%
8%
9%
25%
14581
flagUkraine
53%
23%
11%
7%
26
flagUnknown
51%
11%
11%
24%
1766
flagNorway
38%
0%
3%
58%
31
flagSweden
36%
15%
15%
31%
19
flagBelarus
33%
8%
16%
33%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
25%
7%
21%
46%
28

Gender

men54%
women50%
Pillars of Hercules
54%
50%
Faith and Work
10%
8%
Government and Nation
9%
11%
King and Church
26%
29%

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