What do the pillars visible on the Spanish flag symbolize?

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%
32
flagFinland
95%
0%
0%
4%
47
flagthe Netherlands
80%
5%
2%
10%
101
flagSwitzerland
79%
1%
7%
11%
67
flagAustria
74%
3%
6%
16%
31
flagSweden
73%
5%
7%
13%
52
flagGreece
70%
3%
3%
22%
27
flagGermany
66%
5%
8%
19%
240
flagthe United Kingdom
65%
5%
5%
21%
420
flagItaly
61%
5%
8%
25%
59
flagPoland
58%
8%
8%
24%
18133
flagFrance
57%
10%
7%
25%
28
flagthe United States
56%
5%
8%
28%
237
flagUkraine
54%
15%
11%
15%
53
flagIndia
52%
14%
9%
23%
21
flagUnknown
51%
11%
12%
24%
1944
flagRussia
49%
8%
21%
19%
71
flagSpain
46%
10%
10%
29%
47
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
8%
14%
35%
48
flagNorway
41%
2%
2%
52%
34

Gender

men55%
women53%
Pillars of Hercules
55%
53%
Faith and Work
9%
8%
Government and Nation
8%
10%
King and Church
25%
27%

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Was symbolisieren die zwei Säulen auf der spanischen Flagge?
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What do the pillars visible on the Spanish flag symbolize?
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