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The Degankhel is a Pashtun tribe, primarily living in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The tribe predominantly lives in the districts of North Waziristan, Dir, Bajaur, Shabqader, and Swat, Mingora Degan Khel Cham, Shin, Degan lakhar, of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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