is a commune
in Tulcea County
. Its name comes from Turkish
, meaning "five hills/peaks" (beş
- five, tepe
- hill/peak), due to a chain of hills which lie nearby.
In 2003, the commune was established via a local referendum by separation from the Mahmudia commune.
The Beştepe commune includes 3 villages:
- Băltenii de Sus
- Băltenii de Jos