Jagadhri is a city and a municipal council in the Yamunanagar district of the Indian state of Haryana. This town lies adjacent to the city of Yamunanagar. The demarcation line between the two is difficult to discern. Jagadhri is around 90
km away from Chandigarh, the capital city of Haryana state. This town is known for the cluster of brass and copper industries. Jagadhri is known as the "Brass City" of India.
Jagadhri, corrupted form of its old name Yugandhari, was named after the king of the Yugandharas. Yugandharas find mention in Mahabharata as well as Buddhist texts as region with warriors or mountains. Yugandhara likely was used for a region inhabited by a tribe of that name and it comprised some mountainous tracts also which were given the same name.